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Coleorton Hall Sir Joshua Reynolds Memorial and Bust Capped Piers Opposite, Coleorton

Description: Coleorton Hall Sir Joshua Reynolds Memorial and Bust Capped Piers Opposite

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187771

OS Grid Reference: SK3916417383
OS Grid Coordinates: 439164, 317383
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7527, -1.4212

Location: B5324, Coleorton, Leicestershire LE67 8FD

Locality: Coleorton
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 8FD

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Listing Text


3/3 Coleorton Hall :
24.11.65 Sir Joshua Reynolds
memorial and bust capped
piers opposite.


Early C19. Plain square funeral urn with eared corners on 3 steps. Carries
inscription in memory of Reynolds by Wordsworth. Facing the memorial down a
lime avenue lined with decorative cobble and brickwork is a pair of piers
capped by busts of Michaelangelo and Raphael. This urn and grave were later
painted by Constable.

Listing NGR: SK3916417383

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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