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Statue of Farnese Hercules and Pedestal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329037

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

SE 7170
(south side)
11/81 Statue of Farnese
Hercules and pedestal
(formerly listed under
25.1.54 "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")
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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