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Atlas Fountain and Pond

A Grade I Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1202 / 54°7'12"N

Longitude: -0.9054 / 0°54'19"W

OS Eastings: 471644

OS Northings: 469922

OS Grid: SE716699

Mapcode National: GBR QN3S.SS

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2P4R

Entry Name: Atlas Fountain and Pond

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329013

Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Henderskelfe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
SE 7169
Castle Howard
12/57 Atlas Fountain and pond
GV I
Fountain in which it stands. 1850. Designed by W A Nesfield. Figures
executed by John Thomas, tazza, pedestals, shells and basin by local
craftsmen, jets and fittings by James Easton. Figures in Portland stone,
globe of bronze. Pond approximately 27 metres in diameter. 4 recumbent
Tritons blow water over Atlas kneeling on a pedestal in the central tazza.
The figures were transported by rail from London to Castle Howard station.
Thomas was paid £1183/10/3 for his work. The fountain was exhibited at the
Great Exhibition prior to installation. Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook,
1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes, 1700-1750, 1967. Castle
Howard Archives information sheet. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of
special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle
Howard, Grade I.


Listing NGR: SE7164369922

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