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Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain, Henderskelfe

Description: Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329021

OS Grid Reference: SE7169169843
OS Grid Coordinates: 471691, 469843
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1195, -0.9047

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
12/65 Statue of Apollo
Belvedere and pedestal
25.1.54 approximately 90 metres
south-east of Atlas
Fountain (formerly listed
under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")

Statue of Apollo Belvedere and the pedestal on which it stands. Mid C18
statue by John Cheere; pedestal c1720, probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 2.5 metres in
height, statue life size. Square 3-course base carries drum pedestal with
moulded base and cornice, and festoons. Heavily decayed statue with its
head and one arm missing, supported to rear by iron rod. Copied from a
Roman copy of a bronze original by Leochares now in Vatican Museum, Rome.
Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 148. 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: SE7169169843

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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