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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'19"W
OS Eastings: 449152
OS Northings: 324208
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P5Q
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKF6
Entry Name: Chinese Koro with Three Wise Men, in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358255
Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
LONG WHATTON WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
SK 42 SE
5/209 Chinese Koro with Three
Wise Men, in Chinese
Garden ornament in form of lidded incense-burner. Late C19. Of Chinese, or
possibly Japanese origin. Bronze. Incense-burner consists of a 3-legged caul-
dron with horned cap handles and relief carvings of Taoist immortals riding
beasts. Pierced lid with 3 small statuettes of wise men. Octagonal stone base,
part smoothly dressed, part rough. One of a series of ornaments collected for
the garden by the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456).
Listing NGR: SK4915224208
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