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Chinese Koro with Three Wise Men, in Chinese Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N

Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'19"W

OS Eastings: 449152

OS Northings: 324208

OS Grid: SK491242

Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P5Q

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKF6

Entry Name: Chinese Koro with Three Wise Men, in Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358255

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 42 SE
5/209 Chinese Koro with Three
Wise Men, in Chinese

Garden ornament in form of lidded incense-burner. Late C19. Of Chinese, or
possibly Japanese origin. Bronze. Incense-burner consists of a 3-legged caul-
dron with horned cap handles and relief carvings of Taoist immortals riding
beasts. Pierced lid with 3 small statuettes of wise men. Octagonal stone base,
part smoothly dressed, part rough. One of a series of ornaments collected for
the garden by the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456).

Listing NGR: SK4915224208

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