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Latitude: 54.1211 / 54°7'15"N
Longitude: -0.902 / 0°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 471860
OS Northings: 470024
OS Grid: SE718700
Mapcode National: GBR QN4S.HG
Mapcode Global: WHFBF.3PQ2
Entry Name: Statue of Farnese Hercules and Pedestal
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Last Amended: 22 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1173011
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329037
Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Henderskelfe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin
Church of England Diocese: York
HENDERSKELFE TERRACE WALK
11/81 Statue of Farnese
Hercules and pedestal
(formerly listed under
25.1.54 "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
Statue of Farnese Hercules and the plinth on which it stands. Statue 1723
by Andrew Carpenter. Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal 2.25
metres, statue life size. 2 steps up to pedestal with cavetto-moulded base
and sunk panels bearing garlands carved in relief and egg-and-dart cornice.
Statue of the Farnese Hercules, a very muscular, bearded figure, from a C3
AD copy of a Greek original, now in Museo Nationale, Naples. Haskell F and
Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 229. HBMC, Register of Parks and
Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire:
Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7185970024
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