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Ships Figurehead from Admiral Lord Howe to North of Pipers

A Grade II Listed Building in The Lee, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7268 / 51°43'36"N

Longitude: -0.6983 / 0°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 489999

OS Northings: 203920

OS Grid: SP899039

Mapcode National: GBR D41.Q89

Mapcode Global: VHDVL.VV5M

Entry Name: Ships Figurehead from Admiral Lord Howe to North of Pipers

Listing Date: 23 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44698

Location: The Lee, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP16

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: The Lee

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: The Lee

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 80 SE THE LEE THE LEE

4/90 Ship's Figurehead from
'Admiral Lord Howe '
to north of Pipers

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- II

Ship's figurehead. 1860 from the 'Admiral Lord Howe', the last
wooden-wall warship built for the Royal Navy. Renamed 'Impregnable'
as a training ship. The ship was broken up in the 1920s, along with
a sister ship 'Hindustan' and used to provide the timber framing for
Liberty and Co.'s store in Regent Street. The figurehead was removed
to The Lee and set up adjacent to Pipers by the Liberty family circa.
1924. Half length figure of Lord Howe in admiral's uniform on Scroll
from prow of ship. Painted timber.


Listing NGR: SP8999903920

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