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Statue of Adonis

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9829 / 51°58'58"N

Longitude: -0.5966 / 0°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 496480

OS Northings: 232532

OS Grid: SP964325

Mapcode National: GBR F2F.L0C

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.LFZ8

Entry Name: Statue of Adonis

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Last Amended: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38250

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP-9632-9732 WOBURN PARK
10/147 Statue of Adonis (formerly listed
23.1.61 under Sculptural groups in Woburn
GV II Abbey Courtyard)
Statue. Circa 1700 by J V Legterin (floruit 1685-1708). Ashlar, blackened at
a later date (probably to disguise the repairs in marble) to imitate lead.
Stands on rectangular ashlar plinth with moulded base and cap. Statue and
plinth together stand approximately 3 metres high. Depicts standing figure of
Adonis with putto at L heel. Holds remains of something in R hand (probably a
bow) and has quiver on L. Forms a group with items 10/145, 10/146 and 10/148,
which depict Diana, Juno and Apollo.

Listing NGR: SP9648032532

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