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Statue in T Shaped Canal, Westbury Court Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8232 / 51°49'23"N

Longitude: -2.4097 / 2°24'34"W

OS Eastings: 371857

OS Northings: 213922

OS Grid: SO718139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBW2

Mapcode Global: VH94G.5FYP

Plus Code: 9C3VRHFR+74

Entry Name: Statue in T Shaped Canal, Westbury Court Gardens

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354359

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Statue in T shaped canal, Westbury Court Gardens



Statue; probably mid C17 on early C18 base; ashlar stone. Square plinth carrying statue, standing at top of T canal. Offset just above water level; plinth with moulded top, tall base with moulded cornice. Above a short square base to statue set back behind face of base.

Statue of Neptune, left foot on a dolphin, left arm holds tail against his hip, right arm raised, bearded face; cloak falls down from shoulders, lying over dolphin. Statue considered to be mid C17, in style of Nicholas Stone; plinth is of same date as canal, however, probably 1715-'25. Forms part of group with boundary wall and gazebo, (g.v.).

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14 November 2018.

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