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Description: Pedestal and Statue of Spinario
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329020
OS Grid Reference: SE7172269808
OS Grid Coordinates: 471722, 469808
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1191, -0.9042
HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
12/64 Pedestal and statue of
Spinario (formerly listed
25.1.54 under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
Composite pedestal and statue of Spinario. c1720. Pedestal by Nicholas
Hawksmoor. Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 4.5
metres in height, statue life size. Central rectangular pier surmounted by
drum pedestal, flanked by rectangular buttresses with raised panels, each
carrying an urn with festoons and finial on shaped base. Moulded base and
cornices. Statue of Spinario, a seated boy removing a thorn from his foot.
Copied from a Roman original now in the Capitoline Museum, Rome. Haskell F
and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 308. 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: SE7172269808
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Source: English Heritage
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