Description: Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain
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
HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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