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Fountain at West End of York House Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames

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Latitude: 51.4467 / 51°26'48"N

Longitude: -0.3242 / 0°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 516553

OS Northings: 173304

OS Grid: TQ165733

Mapcode National: GBR 76.LXK

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.BWGT

Plus Code: 9C3XCMWG+M8

Entry Name: Fountain at West End of York House Gardens

Listing Date: 25 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432623

Location: Twickenham Riverside, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW1

County: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Twickenham Riverside

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin Twickenham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Fountain at west end of
York House Gardens
TQ 1673 21/48


A group of statuary forming a 3-tiered garden fountain in a lily-pond. A standing
nude female figure flanked by 2 winged prancing steeds is being offered gifts by
maidens rising from shells, with nymphs in various attitudes of play, at the lower
hevel, independent of the drama above, the group being bounded at the rear by 4 Doric
columns carrying ball finials. Author unknown. The statuary was acquired by
Twickenham Borough Council with Fork House, from the estate of Sir Ratan-Tata in 1922.

Listing NGR: TQ1655373304

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