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Statue of Shepherd Boy and Pedestal, Henderskelfe

Description: Statue of Shepherd Boy and Pedestal

Grade: II
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

Location: Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire YO60 7DA

Locality: Henderskelfe
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7DA

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Listing Text

SE 7170
(north side, off)
Castle Howard
11/35 Statue of shepherd boy
and pedestal
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

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Source: English Heritage

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