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Pagoda and Buddha in 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°16'19"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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358258

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

LONG WHATTON WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
SK 42 SE
5/212
Pagoda and Buddha in
Chinese garden
GV
II

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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