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Statue of Silenus with the Infant Bacchus and Pedestal Approximately 75 Metres North East of Atlas Fountain

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1208 / 54°7'14"N

Longitude: -0.9048 / 0°54'17"W

OS Eastings: 471678

OS Northings: 469990

OS Grid: SE716699

Mapcode National: GBR QN3S.XK

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2PD9

Entry Name: Statue of Silenus with the Infant Bacchus and Pedestal Approximately 75 Metres North East of Atlas Fountain

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329024

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
12/68 Statue of Silenus with
the Infant Bacchus and
pedestal approximately 75
metres north-east of
Atlas Fountain
GV II *
Statue of Silenus with the Infant Bacchus, and the pedestal on which it
stands. Mid C18 statue. Pedestal c1720, probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 2.5 metres in
height, statue life size. Square 3-course base carries drum pedestal with
moulded base and cornice, and festoons. Statue of faun Silenus, leaning on
a tree trunk holding the child Bacchus in his arms. Copied from a Roman
copy of a bronze original of the late C4, by Lysippus or one of his
followers, now in the Louvre, Paris. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the
Antique, 1981, p 307. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750,
1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in
England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.


Listing NGR: SE7167969990

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