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Horse Monument 10 Metres North West of April Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Leasingham, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.022 / 53°1'19"N

Longitude: -0.4269 / 0°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 505612

OS Northings: 348344

OS Grid: TF056483

Mapcode National: GBR FQD.DX8

Mapcode Global: WHGK6.D9YM

Plus Code: 9C5X2HCF+Q6

Entry Name: Horse Monument 10 Metres North West of April Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437642

Location: Leasingham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Leasingham

Built-Up Area: Leasingham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Leasingham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Description

LEASINGHAM ROOKERY LANE
TF 04 NE (north side)
8/44
Horse Monument 10 metres
north west of April
Cottage
- II
Monument commemorating 10 horses. c1830. Ashlar. Square plan. Plain square
base surmounted by a square block with chamfered corners, inscribed "GRANBY"
and "LILLA". Above an octagonal block with chamfered top inscribed on each
face "GROUSE", "STAFFA"; "RUPERT"; "PEERESS"; "DASH"; "MINNA"; BEAU" and
"MILINER". Above a plain circular pier topped by a large ball finial. This
monument was erected by Richard Myddleton to commemorate 10 of his favourite
horses, and also to act as a garden ornament in the then grounds of his home,
Leasingham Hall. April Cottage, Rookery Lane is not included in this list.


Listing NGR: TF0561248344

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