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Lion Statue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kedleston, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9586 / 52°57'30"N

Longitude: -1.5374 / 1°32'14"W

OS Eastings: 431170

OS Northings: 340236

OS Grid: SK311402

Mapcode National: GBR P40.3S

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.CW4R

Entry Name: Lion Statue

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78888

Location: Kedleston, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Kedleston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

13.2.67 Lion statue (formerly
listed as Monument
to Michael Drayton)

Statue on pedestal. c1760-70, the pedestal designed by Samuel
Wyatt, the statue of a lion by Joseph Wilton. Ashlar. Pedestal
has a moulded plinth, sunk panels with circular garlands on the
long sides, and a dentil cornice. Standing Medicean lion with
a forepaw raised and placed on a ball.

Listing NGR: SK3117040236

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

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