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Statue of Fame and Pedestal Approximately 35 Metres North East of the Priory, Nun Monkton

Description: Statue of Fame and Pedestal Approximately 35 Metres North East of the Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331678

OS Grid Reference: SE5119757954
OS Grid Coordinates: 451197, 457954
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0151, -1.2202

Locality: Nun Monkton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 8ES

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Listing Text

(east end)

2/36 Statue of Fame and
pedestal approximately 35
metres north-east of the


Statue of Fame with pedestal. Early C18, restored c1985. Sculptor unknown.
Restoration by Andrew Naylor. Lead statue, ashlar pedestal. Overall height
approximately 3 metres, pedestal approximately 1.8 metres with lifesize
statue. Rectangular pedestal with moulded base, panelled sides and cornice
carries figure of winged Fame with pipe and olive branch. Not in original
position. One of a group of early C18 lead statues.

Listing NGR: SE5119757954

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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