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Statue and Pedestal on West Side of the Canal, North End (The Wrestlers on West Side of Canal)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1156 / 54°6'55"N

Longitude: -1.5736 / 1°34'24"W

OS Eastings: 427971

OS Northings: 468937

OS Grid: SE279689

Mapcode National: GBR KNGV.3F

Mapcode Global: WHC7T.STV9

Entry Name: Statue and Pedestal on West Side of the Canal, North End (The Wrestlers on West Side of Canal)

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331075

Location: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

Statue and pedestal on
west side of The Canal,
9/71 north end (formerly listed
as Statue (the Wrestlers
6.3.67 on W side of Canal))


Statue of 2 men wrestling. c1730. For John Aislabie. Lead statue, ashlar
pedestal. Moulded plinth and cornice to pedestal; very fine Greek-style
figures, particularly the detail of face and hair. The statue was the third
on this site in John Aislabie's garden layout, which included many statues.
The original is in Florence. W T C Walker, personal communication.
L Weaver, English Leadwork its Art and History, 1909.

Listing NGR: SE2797168937

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