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Description: Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South of Atlas Fountain
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329017
OS Grid Reference: SE7164969833
OS Grid Coordinates: 471649, 469833
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1194, -0.9053
HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
12/61 Pedestal approximately 90
metres south of Atlas
25.1.54 Fountain (formerly listed
under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
The pedestal on which statue of Dancing Faun formerly stood. c1720,
probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Sandstone pedestal, 2.5 metres in height.
Square 3-course base to drum pedestal with moulded base and cornice, and
festoons. Feet of statue and iron bar which formerly held it in place still
in place. Statue lies on grass to north and represents a dancing faun with
cymbals. Copied from a C3 copy of a bronze original, now in the Uffizi
Gallery, Florence. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p
205. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC,
Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part
32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7164969833
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Source: English Heritage
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