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Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South of Atlas Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1194 / 54°7'9"N

Longitude: -0.9053 / 0°54'19"W

OS Eastings: 471649

OS Northings: 469833

OS Grid: SE716698

Mapcode National: GBR QN3T.S2

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2Q5C

Entry Name: Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South of Atlas Fountain

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329017

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
Castle Howard
12/61 Pedestal approximately 90
metres south of Atlas
25.1.54 Fountain (formerly listed
under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")
The pedestal on which statue of Dancing Faun formerly stood. c1720,
probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Sandstone pedestal, 2.5 metres in height.
Square 3-course base to drum pedestal with moulded base and cornice, and
festoons. Feet of statue and iron bar which formerly held it in place still
in place. Statue lies on grass to north and represents a dancing faun with
cymbals. Copied from a C3 copy of a bronze original, now in the Uffizi
Gallery, Florence. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p
205. 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: SE7164969833

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