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Pagoda and Goddess in Chinese Garden

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

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358259

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, 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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Listing Text

SK 42 SE
Pagoda and Goddess in
Chinese garden

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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