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Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference TL 1877 2176

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8818 / 51°52'54"N

Longitude: -0.2759 / 0°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 518770

OS Northings: 221760

OS Grid: TL187217

Mapcode National: GBR H6N.WM7

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.5YJT

Plus Code: 9C3XVPJF+PM

Entry Name: Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference TL 1877 2176

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162982

ID on this website: 101103240

Location: Whitwell, North Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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12/189 Statue of Hercules and Antaesis on West
side of North lawn at The Bury at
Grid Ref TL,1877 2176 (formerly listed as
27.5.68 The Gardens at St Paul's Walden Bury)


Statue. Late C17 or early C18, an English work attributed to John Nost
(d.1729) after original by Giambologna (1529-1608). Limestone on
Totternhoe stone plinth. Life size of 2 wrestling figures standing
astride a tree-stump. Square stone panelled plinth about 1.5M high with
boldly moulded base and cyma mould to single large panel on each face.
Necking below moulded top cornice. One of pair of statues, part of
original conception of the garden layout of 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1877021760

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