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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'19"W
OS Eastings: 449152
OS Northings: 324212
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P5P
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKF5
Entry Name: Pagoda and Buddha in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358258
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 Buddha in
Garden ornament in form of a statue of the Buddha in a pagoda. Late C19.
STATUE is of Chinese or Japanese origin, and is made of bronze. It shows a
seated Buddha with a halo, on a 3-legged stand. It is said to have been taken
from the Summer Palace at Peking. PAGODA is of wood, tile-hung on the outside,
with internal decoration of patterned wooden strips. Tented pantile roof on
wrought iron scroll trusses. Part of the Chinese garden laid out by the first
Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
Listing NGR: SK4915224212
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