This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 53.3211 / 53°19'16"N
Longitude: -2.1439 / 2°8'38"W
OS Eastings: 390510
OS Northings: 380476
OS Grid: SJ905804
Mapcode National: GBR FZG1.N5
Mapcode Global: WHBB9.1SCB
Entry Name: Lead Statue and Carved Unicorns' Heads on Section of Wall Behind Fishpond to East of Adlington Hall
Listing Date: 6 July 1984
Last Amended: 7 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138853
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58191
Location: Adlington, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Adlington
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 98 SW ADLINGTON C.P. MILL LANE
3/25 Lead statue and carved
unicorns' heads on
section of wall behind
fishpond to east of
Lead statue and carved unicorns heads: mid C18 for Charles Legh but
statue moved from Wilderness garden and unicorns' heads from the tops
of the Pillars c1960. Large lead statue of a reclining nude, bearded,
male figure resting on his elbow and tipping a gadrooned urn forward.
It is now on a rough stone plinth. Said to be Father Tiber. On the
brick wall behind are 2 former capstones of gate piers. These are in
buff sandstone and have fine carved unicorns' heads placed to face
each other. This is the Legh's emblem.
Listing NGR: SJ9051080476
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings