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Statue of Atlas Approximately 12 Metres South West of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St. Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3093 / 52°18'33"N

Longitude: -1.1605 / 1°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 457330

OS Northings: 268243

OS Grid: SP573682

Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.7F5

Mapcode Global: VHCV5.T7V0

Entry Name: Statue of Atlas Approximately 12 Metres South West of Manor House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360919

Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Ashby St Ledgers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Ashby St Ledgers The BVM and St Leodegarius

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET
SP5768 (East side)
17/25 Statue of Atlas approx. 12m.
SW of Manor House

GV II

Statue. Early C18. Limestone. Crouching figure carrying globe, representing
"Atlas". Moulded ironstone plinth. Central figure of a group of statues
including "The Seasons" (q.v.) noted as having belonged to a formal garden
layout of c.1700 at the Manor House (q.v.).
(C. Hussey, Ashby St. Ledgers Manor House, Country Life, August 1951, p.496).


Listing NGR: SP5733068243

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