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Latitude: 53.5247 / 53°31'28"N
Longitude: -1.5189 / 1°31'8"W
OS Eastings: 431990
OS Northings: 403220
OS Grid: SE319032
Mapcode National: GBR KWTP.Y7
Mapcode Global: WHCBR.MNXS
Entry Name: Statue of the First Earl of Strafford Situated at North End of East Front of Wentworth Castle
Listing Date: 4 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191709
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333920
Location: Stainborough, Barnsley, S75
Civil Parish: Stainborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Silkstone All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
STAINBOROUGH WENTWORTH CASTLE
1/45 Statue of the
First Earl of Strafford
situated at north end
of east front of
(formerly listed as
Statue by Rysbrack
in central garth of
(at Wentworth Castle))
Statue on plinth. 1744 by J. M. Rysbrack, resited 1970. Marble. Plinth base
has acanthus-enriched moulding, die with sunken panels on each face bearing
long inscriptions, Strafford arms on rear of die. Fine statue of Thomas Wentworth,
First Earl of Strafford (d.1739) in Roman attire leaning on truncated column to
his right and with his left hand against his hip.
Moved from its original location at Stainborough Castle (q.v.) (within the grounds
of Wentworth Castle).
J. E. Humphrey, 'A Prospect of Stainborough', Unpub. M.A. Thesis, Sheffield, 1982,
vol 3, pp302-303 and appendix 3 (full inscriptions recorded).
Listing NGR: SE3199003220
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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