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Latitude: 54.1202 / 54°7'12"N
Longitude: -0.9054 / 0°54'19"W
OS Eastings: 471644
OS Northings: 469922
OS Grid: SE716699
Mapcode National: GBR QN3S.SS
Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2P4R
Entry Name: Atlas Fountain and Pond
Listing Date: 22 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329013
Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Henderskelfe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin
Church of England Diocese: York
HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE
12/57 Atlas Fountain and pond
Fountain in which it stands. 1850. Designed by W A Nesfield. Figures
executed by John Thomas, tazza, pedestals, shells and basin by local
craftsmen, jets and fittings by James Easton. Figures in Portland stone,
globe of bronze. Pond approximately 27 metres in diameter. 4 recumbent
Tritons blow water over Atlas kneeling on a pedestal in the central tazza.
The figures were transported by rail from London to Castle Howard station.
Thomas was paid £1183/10/3 for his work. The fountain was exhibited at the
Great Exhibition prior to installation. Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook,
1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes, 1700-1750, 1967. Castle
Howard Archives information sheet. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of
special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle
Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7164369922
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