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Statue of Samson with Two Philistines on East Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1880 2175

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8817 / 51°52'54"N

Longitude: -0.2754 / 0°16'31"W

OS Eastings: 518800

OS Northings: 221750

OS Grid: TL188217

Mapcode National: GBR H6N.WR4

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.5YRW

Entry Name: Statue of Samson with Two Philistines on East Side of North Lawn at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1880 2175

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162981

Location: St. Paul's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


12/188 Statue of Samson with two Philistines on
East side of North lawn at The Bury at 2
Grid Ref TL 1880 2175 (formerly listed s
as The Gardens at St St Paul's Walden Bury)

Statue. Late C17 or early C18, an English group attributed to John Nost
(d.1729) after original c.1530 by Michaelangelo. Limestone on Totternhoe
stone plinth. Life size entwined figures with Samson standing with club
raised. Square stone panelled plinth with moulded base and erroded top.
One of pair of statues, part of the original conception of the garden
layout in 1720s.

Listing NGR: TL1880021750

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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