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Sculpture, Virginius and His Daughter, at East End of Terrace in Bretton Park, Approximately 300 Metres North of Bretton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6138 / 53°36'49"N

Longitude: -1.5702 / 1°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 428529

OS Northings: 413110

OS Grid: SE285131

Mapcode National: GBR KVGN.V9

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.VFGG

Plus Code: 9C5WJC7H+GW

Entry Name: Sculpture, Virginius and His Daughter, at East End of Terrace in Bretton Park, Approximately 300 Metres North of Bretton Hall

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Last Amended: 21 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342585

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: West Bretton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(south side, off)

8/89 Sculpture, Virginius
- and his Daughter, at
east end of terrace in
Bretton Park, approx
300 metres north of
Bretton Hall.


Sculpture "Virginius and his Daughter". Mid C19 by Patrick McDowell (1799-
1870) R. A. London. Purchased by Thomas Wentworth Beaumont (1792-1848).
Marble. A robed warrior holding a dead woman in one arm. On a small round
plinth. Signed by McDowell.
The sculpture was exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851.
N. Pevsner. The Buildings of England 1967.
D. Linstrum. West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture. 1978.

Listing NGR: SE2852913110

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