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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2726 / 1°16'21"W
OS Eastings: 449123
OS Northings: 324209
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P2F
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FK75
Entry Name: Chinese Shishi with Ball and Parasol, in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342720
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358265
Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
LONG WHATTON WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
SK 42 SE
Chinese Shishi with ball
and parasol, in Chinese
Garden ornament. Late C19. Of Chinese or Japanese origin. Bronze beast with
scrolled mane and tail, one foot resting on a hollow ball of bronze leaves.
Rough-hewn stone base. Red-painted parasol above. Feature of Chinese garden
laid out by the first Lord Crawshaw c1890-1900.
(Country Life, February 21st 1985 p.456-7.)
Listing NGR: SK4912324209
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