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Statue About 5 Metres South of the Manor Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewtrenchard, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6537 / 50°39'13"N

Longitude: -4.1816 / 4°10'53"W

OS Eastings: 245882

OS Northings: 86055

OS Grid: SX458860

Mapcode National: GBR NT.85RX

Mapcode Global: FRA 274B.SWN

Plus Code: 9C2QMR39+F9

Entry Name: Statue About 5 Metres South of the Manor Hotel

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92354

Location: Lewtrenchard, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lewtrenchard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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4/108 Statue about 5m south of the Manor
- Hotel


Statue on column. Late C19. Bronze statue on granite column with moulded base and
cap. Statue probably German, of a gooseherd holding a goose under each arm. The
Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) was both squire and parson at Lew Trenchard
from 1881 to his death. He rebuilt Lew House, now the Manor Hotel, incorporating
fittings collected both locally and in Europe. His own description of the house
refers to this statue "... the herbaceous borders full of flowers, a granite
fountain, always playing, with the figure of an Alastian gooseherd, imagine it on a
sunlit evening". Included for group value with Manor Hotel.

Listing NGR: SX4588386057

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