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Sculpture Depicting Ceres in Belvoir Castle Sculpture Garden (One of Seven Statues), Belvoir

Description: Sculpture Depicting Ceres in Belvoir Castle Sculpture Garden (One of Seven Statues)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 189992

OS Grid Reference: SK8191033659
OS Grid Coordinates: 481910, 333659
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8942, -0.7839

Location: Belvoir, Leicestershire NG32 1PE

Locality: Belvoir
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 1PE

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Listing Text


15/502 Sculpture depicting
Ceres in Belvoir
Castle Sculpture
15.8.79 Garden (one of the
seven statues)


Sculpture reputed to be of Ceres (Goddess of Corn). Circa 1680. By Caius
Gabriel Cibber. Stone. Square pedestal with recessed panels each carved
with high relief heraldic and other emblems, including Earl's coronet
(Earls of Rutland became Dukes 1703). Under cornice a dentil course and
egg and dart frieze. Clothed masculine-looking figure in attitude of a man
striding forward. At his feet a large sheaf of corn.

Listing NGR: SK8191033659

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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