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Irish Yew Garden Kylix and Pedestal, Henderskelfe

Description: Irish Yew Garden Kylix and Pedestal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328999

OS Grid Reference: SE7153869782
OS Grid Coordinates: 471538, 469782
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1189, -0.9070

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 7169
Castle Howard
12/43 Kylix and pedestal
Kylix and pedestal on which it stands. Erected 1845. Design similar to
those on south parterre (qv), and thus probably by C H Tatham. Sandstone
pedestal, limestone kylix. Approximately 3 metres in height. Massive
pedestal with moulded base, inscribed on 2 sides with the 7th Earl of
Carlisle's prize-winning poem 'Paestum'. The other 2 sides carry the
following inscriptions:

Biferique rosaria Paesti
Tepidique rosaria Paesti
And now a Virgil, now an Ovid sung,
Paestum's twice-blowing roses

Jussu Georgii
Sexti CC

Bead-and-reel frieze, moulded egg-and-dart cornice. Broken fluted kylix
with foliate decoration. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special
historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard,
Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7153869782

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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