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Statue of Farnese Hercules and Pedestal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

HENDERSKELFE TERRACE WALK
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")
GV TT*
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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