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Peacock Statue to SW of Orangery Terrace in Powis Castle Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6493 / 52°38'57"N

Longitude: -3.161 / 3°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 321552

OS Northings: 306358

OS Grid: SJ215063

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.64G4

Mapcode Global: WH79P.FN0W

Entry Name: Peacock Statue to SW of Orangery Terrace in Powis Castle Gardens

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16787

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: At the foot of steps which lead from the SW of the Top Terrace to the Orangery Terrace, in a recess between trees and the W retaining wall of the Av

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Powis Castle

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: The statue is inscribed with the information that it was moved from Claremont, Surrey (a home of the Clive family) to Powis in 1931. It is not signed or dated, but is thought to be C18.

Description: A lead peacock with fanned-out tail, on a tall stone plinth with moulded panels.

A fine example of lead-work and a significant C20 contribution to the gardens at Powis.

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