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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2723 / 1°16'20"W
OS Eastings: 449147
OS Northings: 324207
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P4M
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKD6
Entry Name: Figure Standing on a Demon, with Parasol, in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076994
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358260
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
5/214 Figure standing on a
demon, with parasol, in
Ornamental garden sculpture, under a large parasol. Late C19. Of Chinese or
Japanese origin. Bronze status of a figure in armour, standing on a smaller
figure and holding a small pagoda. Said to be either a Buddhist guardian stand-
ing on a demon, or a deity crushing the mischief out of a child. Roughly hewn
stone base. Green-painted metal parasol. Feature of Chinese garden laid out by
the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.456-7)
Listing NGR: SK4914724207
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