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Statue of Meleager and Pedestal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

HENDERSKELFE TERRACE WALK
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")
GV II*
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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