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Statue of Cain and Abel at the Bury at West End of Alley Running West and North Front at Grid Refere, St Paul's Walden

Description: Statue of Cain and Abel at the Bury at West End of Alley Running West and North Front at Grid Refere

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162994

OS Grid Reference: TL1861021770
OS Grid Coordinates: 518610, 221770
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8819, -0.2782

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


12/201 Statue of Cain and Abel at The Bury at
west end of alley running west and north
front at Grid Ref TL 1861 2177 (formerly
27.5.68 listed as The Gardens at St Paul's Walden


Statue. C18, English, probably by John Nost (d.1729) after group c.1560
by Giambologna now in V and A Museum. Lead figures, stone base,
limestone plinth. A lifesize figure standing astride a crouched figure
holding him by the hair with left hand and with upraised right hand.
Tall stone plinth with moulded base, ovolo moulded fielded panel on each
face, necking, and overhanging moulded cornice. An original feature of
the garden layout of 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1861021770

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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