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Statue of Samson with Two Philistines on East Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 18, St Paul's Walden

Description: Statue of Samson with Two Philistines on East Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 18

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162981

OS Grid Reference: TL1880021750
OS Grid Coordinates: 518800, 221750
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8817, -0.2754

Location: Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8BP

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8BP

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Listing Text


12/188 Statue of Samson with two Philistines on
East side of North lawn at The Bury at 2
Grid Ref TL 1880 2175 (formerly listed s
as The Gardens at St St Paul's Walden Bury)

Statue. Late C17 or early C18, an English group attributed to John Nost
(d.1729) after original c.1530 by Michaelangelo. Limestone on Totternhoe
stone plinth. Life size entwined figures with Samson standing with club
raised. Square stone panelled plinth with moulded base and erroded top.
One of pair of statues, part of the original conception of the garden
layout in 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1880021750

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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