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Description: Pair of Stone Lions South West of Hall
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236859
OS Grid Reference: NU1680104673
OS Grid Coordinates: 416801, 604673
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3358, -1.7367
NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON HALL
NU 10 SE
6/190 Pair of stone
west of Hall
Stone lions, of uncertain date; moved to present position late C19. In
upright sitting position, c.1.2 metres high. Possibly of oriental origin.
Included for group value.
Historical note: A marble tablet to Samuel Edward Widdrington d.1856 in
Shilbottle Church bears an inscription stating "this stone formed part of
the Court of Lions in the Moorish palace of the Alhambra, (Granada, Spain)
whence it was brought in 1829". This suggests a provenance for the stone
Listing NGR: NU1680104673
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