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Statue Approximately 60 Metres South East of Harrowden Hall, Great Harrowden

Description: Statue Approximately 60 Metres South East of Harrowden Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 233420

OS Grid Reference: SP8825870820
OS Grid Coordinates: 488258, 270820
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3284, -0.7063

Location: Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire NN9 5AD

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

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Listing Text

SP8870 (North side)
14/140 Statue approx. 60m. SE of
26/05/81 Harrowden Hall
(Formerly listed as Statue
group on pedestal of Hercules
and Cacus)

Statue. Early C18 by John Van Nost. Limestone ashlar panelled plinth with lead
statue of wrestling figures said to be Hercules and Cacus based on a design now
in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Forms part of formal layout with statues
approx. 30 metres north-east (q.v.) and south-east (q.v.), statue plinth approx.
60 metres north-east (q.v.), gate, 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 (q.v.).
(The gardens and park are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP8825870820

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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