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Figure Standing on a Demon, with Parasol, 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: -1.2723 / 1°16'20"W

OS Eastings: 449147

OS Northings: 324207

OS Grid: SK491242

Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P4M

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKD6

Entry Name: Figure Standing on a Demon, with Parasol, in Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358260

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
5/214 Figure standing on a
demon, with parasol, in
Chinese garden

Ornamental garden sculpture, under a large parasol. Late C19. Of Chinese or
Japanese origin. Bronze status of a figure in armour, standing on a smaller
figure and holding a small pagoda. Said to be either a Buddhist guardian stand-
ing on a demon, or a deity crushing the mischief out of a child. Roughly hewn
stone base. Green-painted metal parasol. Feature of Chinese garden laid out by
the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456-7)

Listing NGR: SK4914724207

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