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Chinese Shishi with Ball and Parasol, in Chinese Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358265

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

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

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Listing Text

LONG WHATTON WHATTON HOUSE GROUNDS
SK 42 SE
5/219
Chinese Shishi with ball
and parasol, in Chinese
garden
GV
II

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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