Description: Statue of Farnese Hercules and Pedestal
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 329037
OS Grid Reference: SE7186070023
OS Grid Coordinates: 471860, 470023
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1211, -0.9020
HENDERSKELFE TERRACE WALK
11/81 Statue of Farnese
Hercules and pedestal
(formerly listed under
25.1.54 "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
Statue of Farnese Hercules and the plinth on which it stands. Statue 1723
by Andrew Carpenter. Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal 2.25
metres, statue life size. 2 steps up to pedestal with cavetto-moulded base
and sunk panels bearing garlands carved in relief and egg-and-dart cornice.
Statue of the Farnese Hercules, a very muscular, bearded figure, from a C3
AD copy of a Greek original, now in Museo Nationale, Naples. Haskell F and
Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 229. HBMC, Register of Parks and
Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire:
Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7185970024
Source: English Heritage
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