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Lion Sculptures Flanking Front Garden Path. Trerice

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Newlyn East, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3864 / 50°23'11"N

Longitude: -5.0378 / 5°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 184148

OS Northings: 58468

OS Grid: SW841584

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.NRW9

Mapcode Global: FRA 08B0.WQC

Entry Name: Lion Sculptures Flanking Front Garden Path. Trerice

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63998

Location: St. Newlyn East, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Newlyn East

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Newlyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 85 SW
1/57 Lion sculptures flanking
front garden path. Trerice.


Two freestanding garden ornaments in form of crouching lions, flanking
path from road to house. C16. Granite. Each has front paws grasping
their breasts, and tail looped over back. Lions were found at
Kenegie in Gulval, but claimed by Henderson to have been at Trewardreva,
Newlyn East, and after 150 years at Lifton, Devon, were returned to
Trerice by the Trust in 1973.
(Journ. Royal Inst of Cornwall. NS 6 Pt 4 1972, p320, and J.R.I.C. NS3
(1980) pp 250-251.)

Listing NGR: SW8414858468

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