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Statue of Hercules at North End of Central Alley Ruvnning North from the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1, St Paul's Walden

Description: Statue of Hercules at North End of Central Alley Ruvnning North from the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162985

OS Grid Reference: TL1896022150
OS Grid Coordinates: 518960, 222150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8852, -0.2730

Location: Codicote, Hertfordshire SG4 8BX

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

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Listing Text


Statue of Hercules at North end of
10/192 central alley running north from The Bury
27.5.68 at Grid Ref TL 1896 2215 (formerly
listed as The Gardens at St Paul's Walden


Statue. Late C17 or early C18, English, attributed to John Nost
(d.1729). Limestone. 1½ x lifesize standing figure facing S with lion's
skin draped over his left shoulder. Rough rectangular base to statue.
l½M high plinth, about 1M square in fine-grained limestone with moulded
plinth and capping. Ovolo moulding to panelled sides. Panel has drafted
margin and frosted rustication to field. Axial figure in layout of
garden, part of original conception of 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1896022150

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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