Description: Statue of Fame and Pedestal Approximately 35 Metres North East of the Priory
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
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SE 55 NW NUN MONKTON THE AVENUE
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
Source: English Heritage
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