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Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1877 217, St Paul's Walden

Description: Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1877 217

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162982

OS Grid Reference: TL1877021760
OS Grid Coordinates: 518770, 221760
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8818, -0.2759

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


12/189 Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West
side of North lawn at The Bury at
Grid Ref TL,1877 2176 (formerly listed as
27.5.68 The Gardens at St Paul's Walden Bury)


Statue. Late C17 or early C18, an English work attributed to John Nost
(d.1729) after original by Giambologna (1529-1608). Limestone on
Totternhoe stone plinth. Life size of 2 wrestling figures standing
astride a tree-stump. Square stone panelled plinth about 1.5M high with
boldly moulded base and cyma mould to single large panel on each face.
Necking below moulded top cornice. One of pair of statues, part of
original conception of the garden layout of 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1877021760

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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