STATUE OF NEPTUNE ABOUT 320 METRES EAST OF DYRHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1212355

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

Statutory Address: STATUE OF NEPTUNE ABOUT 320 METRES EAST OF DYRHAM HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: STATUE OF NEPTUNE ABOUT 320 METRES EAST OF DYRHAM HOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Dyrham and Hinton

National Grid Reference: ST 74440 75665

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 77 NW DYRHAM AND HINTON C.P. DYRHAM PARK

5/163 Statue of Neptune about 320 metres 17.9.52 east of Dyrham House G.V. II*

Statue of Neptune. Erected between 1700 and 1712, carved by John Harvey of Bath. Limestone. Square triple plinth with chamfered edges, pedestal and block supporting fluted shell, draped statue of Neptune standing on 2 aquatic creatures. Of great landscape value, formerly sited at head of cascade of 224 steps, shown on Kip's view of Dyrham and the water garden, 1712. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds. 1970. Kenworthy-Browne, J. : Dyrham Park. 1983. Country Life 14, 434-441, XL 546-552, CXXXI 335-339 and CXXXI 396- 399).

Listing NGR: ST7444075665

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 396837

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Kenworthy Browne, J , Dyrham Park, (1983)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 40, (), 546-552
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 40, (), 335-339
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 40, (), 396-399
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 40, (), 434-441
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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