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Pair of Buddhist Memorial Lamps 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: -1.2727 / 1°16'21"W

OS Eastings: 449117

OS Northings: 324211

OS Grid: SK491242

Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P1B

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FK55

Entry Name: Pair of Buddhist Memorial Lamps in Chinese Garden

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358266

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
5/220
Pair of Buddhist Memorial
Lamps in Chinese garden
GV
II

Pair of Buddhist memorial lamps, used as a garden ornament. Late C19. Of Chinese
or Japanese origin. Bronze. Each lamp has a post composed of 4 stakes bound by
ivy trails, supporting a square lantern with pyramid roof of imitation straw.
Sides of lanterns have pierced metal grilles, each lantern with crescent moon to
one side. East lamp has owl finial. Feature of Chinese garden laid out by the
first Lord Crawshaw c189O-1900.


Listing NGR: SK4911724211

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