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Half Moon Pond, Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains

Description: Half Moon Pond

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331074

OS Grid Reference: SE2795068946
OS Grid Coordinates: 427950, 468946
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1156, -1.5739

Location: Chair Walk, Royal, North Yorkshire HG4 3DY

Locality: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3DY

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Listing Text


9/70 Half Moon Pond


Pond in water gardens. Completed 1728. For John Aislabie. Stone and clay
lined. Built on small semicircular turf terrace on the west side of the
Canal, at its north end, and framing the statue of the Wrestlers (qv). This
group of terrace, pond and statue was originally balanced by a semicircular
amphitheatre at the south end of the Canal, where the original statue of
Hercules remains (Walker). For historical details see Moon and Crescent
Ponds, with which this forms a group. The Reservoir (qv) at the south end
of the gardens is sometimes referred to as Half Moon Pond. W T C Walker,
personal communication.

Listing NGR: SE2780070007

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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