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Flight of Steps with Urns and Statues East of Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatsworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2281 / 53°13'41"N

Longitude: -1.6104 / 1°36'37"W

OS Eastings: 426107

OS Northings: 370185

OS Grid: SK261701

Mapcode National: GBR 57P.MP3

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.74D3

Entry Name: Flight of Steps with Urns and Statues East of Orangery

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088177

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81630

Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Chatsworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 2670
Flight of Steps with Urns
and Statues, East of
Flight of steps with urns and statues. Early C19, part of the
Sixth Duke of Devonshire's remodelling of the gardens.
Sandstone ashlar and Carrara marble. Straight flight of stone
steps flanked by stepped parapet walls. The foot of the steps
is flanked by two statues of sitting dogs, based on the C2 Dog
of Alcibiades. At the top of the steps are two urns of Carrara
marble, with relief carving. As a centre piece looking down the
steps is a larger and more sumptuous urn on a carved pedestal,
both in Carrara marble. The Gardens and Park are included on
the Gardens Register at Grade I.

Listing NGR: SK2610770185

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

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