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Statue of Venus and Adonis at the Bury in East Side of Formal Garden at Grid Reference Tl 1899 2199, St Paul's Walden

Description: Statue of Venus and Adonis at the Bury in East Side of Formal Garden at Grid Reference Tl 1899 2199

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162983

OS Grid Reference: TL1899021990
OS Grid Coordinates: 518990, 221990
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8838, -0.2726

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


12/190 Statue of Venus and Adonis at The Bury
in East side of formal garden at Grid
Ref TL 1899 2199 (formerly listed as
27.5.68 The Gardens at Paul's Walden Bury)


Statue. C18, brought here 1964. By Scheemakers (signed on base). White
marble figures and panelled plinth, raised on low limestone step.
Lifesize figures facing W, with Adonis seated on tree stump looking up
at Venus who is bending over to examine his face. A hound and cupid
seated to Adonis's right hand. Rectangular plinth with fielded panel on
each side. Moulded base and cornice.

Listing NGR: TL1899021990

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Source: English Heritage

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