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Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1195 / 54°7'10"N

Longitude: -0.9047 / 0°54'16"W

OS Eastings: 471691

OS Northings: 469843

OS Grid: SE716698

Mapcode National: GBR QN3T.Y1

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.2QH9

Entry Name: Statue of Apollo Belvedre and Pedestal Approximately 90 Metres South East of Atlas Fountain

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329021

Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Henderskelfe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 7169
Castle Howard
12/65 Statue of Apollo
Belvedere and pedestal
25.1.54 approximately 90 metres
south-east of Atlas
Fountain (formerly listed
under "Castle Howard with
Outbuilding to east and
garden statues")

Statue of Apollo Belvedere and the pedestal on which it stands. Mid C18
statue by John Cheere; pedestal c1720, probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 2.5 metres in
height, statue life size. Square 3-course base carries drum pedestal with
moulded base and cornice, and festoons. Heavily decayed statue with its
head and one arm missing, supported to rear by iron rod. Copied from a
Roman copy of a bronze original by Leochares now in Vatican Museum, Rome.
Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 148. Hussey C,
English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and
Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire:
Castle Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7169169843

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