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Coleorton Hall Sir Joshua Reynolds Memorial and Bust Capped Piers Opposite

A Grade II Listed Building in Coleorton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7527 / 52°45'9"N

Longitude: -1.4212 / 1°25'16"W

OS Eastings: 439164

OS Northings: 317383

OS Grid: SK391173

Mapcode National: GBR 6H2.FHJ

Mapcode Global: WHDHT.42JK

Entry Name: Coleorton Hall Sir Joshua Reynolds Memorial and Bust Capped Piers Opposite

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187771

Location: Coleorton, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Coleorton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Coleorton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


3/3 Coleorton Hall :
24.11.65 Sir Joshua Reynolds
memorial and bust capped
piers opposite.


Early C19. Plain square funeral urn with eared corners on 3 steps. Carries
inscription in memory of Reynolds by Wordsworth. Facing the memorial down a
lime avenue lined with decorative cobble and brickwork is a pair of piers
capped by busts of Michaelangelo and Raphael. This urn and grave were later
painted by Constable.

Listing NGR: SK3916417383

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