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Pedestal and Statue of Spinario

A Grade I Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1191 / 54°7'8"N

Longitude: -0.9042 / 0°54'15"W

OS Eastings: 471722

OS Northings: 469808

OS Grid: SE717698

Mapcode National: GBR QN4T.14

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2QQK

Entry Name: Pedestal and Statue of Spinario

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329020

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 7169
(south-east corner)
12/64 Pedestal and statue of
Spinario (formerly listed
25.1.54 under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")

Composite pedestal and statue of Spinario. c1720. Pedestal by Nicholas
Hawksmoor. Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 4.5
metres in height, statue life size. Central rectangular pier surmounted by
drum pedestal, flanked by rectangular buttresses with raised panels, each
carrying an urn with festoons and finial on shaped base. Moulded base and
cornices. Statue of Spinario, a seated boy removing a thorn from his foot.
Copied from a Roman original now in the Capitoline Museum, Rome. Haskell F
and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 308. Hussey C, English Gardens
and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of
special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle
Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7172269808

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