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Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1195 / 54°7'10"N

Longitude: -0.9047 / 0°54'16"W

OS Eastings: 471691

OS Northings: 469843

OS Grid: SE716698

Mapcode National: GBR QN3T.Y1

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2QH9

Entry Name: Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329021

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

HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
SE 7169
Castle Howard
12/65 Statue of Apollo
Belvedere and pedestal
25.1.54 approximately 90 metres
south-east of Atlas
Fountain (formerly listed
under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")

GV II*
Statue of Apollo Belvedere and the pedestal on which it stands. Mid C18
statue by John Cheere; pedestal c1720, probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 2.5 metres in
height, statue life size. Square 3-course base carries drum pedestal with
moulded base and cornice, and festoons. Heavily decayed statue with its
head and one arm missing, supported to rear by iron rod. Copied from a
Roman copy of a bronze original by Leochares now in Vatican Museum, Rome.
Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 148. 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: SE7169169843

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