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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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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

Plus Code: 9C4WRP7G+7X

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

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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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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