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Statue of Meleager and Pedestal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1208 / 54°7'14"N

Longitude: -0.9002 / 0°54'0"W

OS Eastings: 471982

OS Northings: 469995

OS Grid: SE719699

Mapcode National: GBR QN4S.XK

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.4PM9

Entry Name: Statue of Meleager and Pedestal

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329036

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 side)
Castle Howard
12/80 Statue of Meleager and
pedestal (formerly listed
25.1.54 under "Castle Howard with
Outbuildings to east and
garden statues")
Statue of Meleager and the pedestal on which it stands. c1720. Sandstone
pedestal, lead statue. Plinth 2.25 metres high, statue life size. 2 steps
up to pedestal with cavetto-moulded base, sunk panels bearing garlands
carved in relief and egg-and-dart cornice. Statue of Meleager, a naked
young man with a short cloak around his neck, with a dog, leaning on a tree
stump. Copied from a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original of the mid C4 BC,
now in the Vatican Museum, Rome. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the
Antique, 1981. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic
interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7186170024

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