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Statue and Pedestal

A Grade II Listed Building in Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2281 / 51°13'41"N

Longitude: -1.3569 / 1°21'24"W

OS Eastings: 445004

OS Northings: 147856

OS Grid: SU450478

Mapcode National: GBR 83V.ZQV

Mapcode Global: VHD09.FDJC

Entry Name: Statue and Pedestal

Listing Date: 16 May 1966

Last Amended: 30 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138368

Location: Hurstbourne Priors, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG28

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Hurstbourne Priors

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Hurstbourne Priors St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


16.5.66 Statue and Pedestal
(formerly listed as
Statue and Pedestal in
Hurstbourne Park)

C18. Associated with Wyatt, who designed the mansion (now gone). The structure is a
cube, with arched openings in slightly projected facades, surmounted by a
semi-spherical dome. The walling and dome is heavily rusticated limestone (imitating
tufa) and the deep recesses are lined with squared knapped flint, all on a brick
foundation. The crowning feature is a male Roman 'emperor' figure, with a crouching
child. The whole stands on a square berm, with orientation to former avenues. The
sole surviving landscape feature of a once-notable landscaped park.

Listing NGR: SP4094362796

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