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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'20"W
OS Eastings: 449148
OS Northings: 324208
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P4M
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKD6
Entry Name: Tall Tiered Vase at Centre of Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064278
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358257
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
Tall tiered vase at
centre of Chinese garden
Garden ornament. Late C19. Of Chinese or Japanese origin. Bronze, on hexago-
nal stone base. Lower part of ornament has scrolled legs on a mask-head base,
enclosing a spikey dragon. On this are 6 seated elephants with raised trunks,
surrounding the base of a large vase covered with figurative relief decoration.
2 more spikey dragons climb up the sides of the vase, and on top is an eagle
with widespread wings. One of a series of ornaments collected for the garden by
the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456-7.)
Listing NGR: SK4914824208
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