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Statue Approximately 30 Metres North East of Harrowden Hall, Great Harrowden

Description: Statue Approximately 30 Metres North East of Harrowden Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 233418

OS Grid Reference: SP8823370871
OS Grid Coordinates: 488233, 270871
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3288, -0.7067

Locality: Great Harrowden
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN9 5AD

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Listing Text

SP8870 (North side)
14/138 Statue approx. 30m. NE of
26/05/81 Harrowden Hall
(Formerly listed as Statue
group on pedestal of Samson
and the Philistine)

Statue. Early C18 by John Van Nost. Limestone ashlar panelled plinth with lead
statue of wrestling figures said to be Samson and the Philistine based on the
original by Giambologna. Forms part of formal layout with statues approx. 30
metres south-east (q.v.) and approx. 60 metres south-east (q.v.), statue plinth
approx. 60 metres north-east (q.v.), gates, gatepiers, railings, walls and
attached summer house extending to approx. 300 metres north, south and east of
Harrowden Hall (q.v.), gates, gatepiers and railings approx. 300 metres east
(q.v.) and steps 10 metres east of Harrowden Hall (q.v.) and Harrowden Hall
(The gardens and park are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP8823370871

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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