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Statue and Pedestal on West Side of the Canal, North End (The Wrestlers on West Side of Canal), Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains

Description: Statue and Pedestal on West Side of the Canal, North End (The Wrestlers on West Side of Canal)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 331075

OS Grid Reference: SE2797168937
OS Grid Coordinates: 427971, 468937
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1156, -1.5736

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

Statue and pedestal on
west side of The Canal,
9/71 north end (formerly listed
as Statue (the Wrestlers
6.3.67 on W side of Canal))


Statue of 2 men wrestling. c1730. For John Aislabie. Lead statue, ashlar
pedestal. Moulded plinth and cornice to pedestal; very fine Greek-style
figures, particularly the detail of face and hair. The statue was the third
on this site in John Aislabie's garden layout, which included many statues.
The original is in Florence. W T C Walker, personal communication.
L Weaver, English Leadwork its Art and History, 1909.

Listing NGR: SE2797168937

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Source: English Heritage

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