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Statue of the Farnese Hercules

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7067 / 52°42'24"N

Longitude: -2.7635 / 2°45'48"W

OS Eastings: 348509

OS Northings: 312384

OS Grid: SJ485123

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2DBS

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.J78B

Plus Code: 9C4VP64P+MH

Entry Name: Statue of the Farnese Hercules

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458357

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ4812SE THE QUARRY
653-1/14/656 Statue of the Farnese Hercules
30/05/69
(Formerly Listed as:
THE QUARRY (OR THE DINGLE)
Statue of the Farnese Hercules on a
pedestal)

GV II

Statue. Early C18. Possibly by John Nost. Lead figure leaning
on club raised on stone plinth. Inscription on plinth reads
"Copy of the statue executed by the Athenian Sculptor Glycon
and known as the Farnese Hercules". Originally at Condover
Hall.


Listing NGR: SJ4850912384

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