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Four Urns, at Rose Garden, at Anglesey Abbey

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lode, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2367 / 52°14'12"N

Longitude: 0.2388 / 0°14'19"E

OS Eastings: 552972

OS Northings: 262200

OS Grid: TL529622

Mapcode National: GBR M8D.M6D

Mapcode Global: VHHK5.312N

Plus Code: 9F4266PQ+MG

Entry Name: Four Urns, at Rose Garden, at Anglesey Abbey

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49356

Location: Anglesey Abbey, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Lode

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Lode with Longmeadow

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Four Urns, at Rose Garden, at Anglesey Abbey


Four urns. Early C18. Two by P Scheemakers and two by L
Delvaux (signed). White marble. The two inner urns are by
P Scheemakers (1691-1781), one carved with the Sacrifice of
Iphigenia (after the Medici vase in the Uffizi) and the other
with the Sacrifice of Apollo. The two outer urns are by
Laurent Delvaux (1696-1778), one with a relief of a Bacchanalian
and the other with a heroic subject. They were made before 1728
for Wanstead House, Essex, sold 1822 and acquired for Leigh
Court Somerset. Acquired 1952. The pedestals are decorated
with swags of oak leaves and acorns and female faces.

R Gunnis: Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, p126, 343.
R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p79, mon (3).
J Kenworthy-Browne, unpublished survey report for National
Trust, East Anglia Regional Office (1980).
Lanning-Roper: Gardens of Anglesey Abbey (1964).

Listing NGR: TL5297262200

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