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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'20"W
OS Eastings: 449148
OS Northings: 324206
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P4M
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKD6
Entry Name: Pagoda and Goddess in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064279
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358259
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
Pagoda and Goddess in
Garden ornament, with statue of goddess in a pagoda. Late C19. STATUE is of
Chinese or Japanese origin, made of bronze, and depicts a standing goddess with
a small figure of a Buddha on her headdress. Statue has a 3-legged stand.
PAGODA is of wood, tile-hung on the outside with internal decoration of
patterned wooden strips. Tented pantile roof on scrolled wrought iron trusses.
Part of the Chinese garden laid out by the first Lord Crawshaw, c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456-7)
Listing NGR: SK4914824206
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