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Description: Statue of King Death Circa 30 Yards South West of Burradon Hall
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236186
OS Grid Reference: NT9829806097
OS Grid Coordinates: 398298, 606097
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3489, -2.0284
NT 90 NE
15/98 Statue of King Death
c.30 yards south west of
Statue of a greyhound called King Death. 1872. Sandstone. c. 2 ft. 6 inches
high and 3 ft. long.
Dog seated on plain plinth with worn inscription which formerly read
Winner of the Waterloo Cup, Waterloo Plate etc.
Born 18th Feb. 1862. Died 16th Dec. 1872
Fleve et meminisse relictum est."
The statue was formerly in the garden of Waterloo House, Harbottle (q.v.) which
was renamed by the owner Dr. Richardson in honour of the dog's exploits.
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NT9829806097
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Source: English Heritage
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