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Latitude: 51.8423 / 51°50'32"N
Longitude: -0.934 / 0°56'2"W
OS Eastings: 473535
OS Northings: 216502
OS Grid: SP735165
Mapcode National: GBR C11.JP7
Mapcode Global: VHDTW.RYLL
Entry Name: The Four Parts of the World 4 Statues Circa 230 Metres East of Waddesdon Manor
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332758
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42299
Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Waddesdon
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 7216-7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS
10/152 The Four Parts of the World:
4 statues c.230m to E. of
Set of 4 statues. C18, Venetian, attributed to Giacomo Cassetti.
Istrian stone. Statues are labelled and represent the 4 Continents:
a) Europa, draped and crowned, holding a domed temple and a sceptre, with
a small horse behind at her feet.
b) Asia, draped, holding flowers and a censer, with a small camel behind
at her feet.
c) Africa, nude, holding a cornucopia full of wheat and a small beast,
probably a basilisk, with a small lion at her feet.
d) America, nude with feathered skirt, collar and arm-bands and a
string of beads, with one foot on a man's head and a large lizard behind.
All on C19 stone pedestals with moulded bases, panels and cornices.
Formerly sited at the gates by the Grand Lodge.
(Catalogue Nos. 71-74)
Listing NGR: SP7353516502
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