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Tall Tiered Vase at Centre of Chinese Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

Plus Code: 9C4WRP7H+74

Entry Name: Tall Tiered Vase at Centre of Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358257

Location: Whatton House, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

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

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Description


LONG WHATTON WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
SK 42 SE
5/211
Tall tiered vase at
centre of Chinese garden
GV
II

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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