Description: Statue of Shepherd Boy and Pedestal
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328991
OS Grid Reference: SE7146570007
OS Grid Coordinates: 471465, 470007
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1210, -0.9081
HENDERSKELFE BROAD WALK
(north side, off)
11/35 Statue of shepherd boy
Statue of a shepherd boy and the pedestal on which it stands. Early - mid
C18. Lead statue on stone pedestal. Approximately 3.5 metres in height.
Slender pedestal with moulded base and cornice. Figure of rustic shepherd
boy in C18 dress leaning on a tree stump. The dog and flute usually
associated with this model are missing but dowels in the pedestal indicate
the former position of the dog. This is the only lead statue with a non-
classical prototype in the Castle Howard collection. HBMC, Register of
Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North
Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7146570007
Source: English Heritage
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