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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359356
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358266
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
Pair of Buddhist Memorial
Lamps in Chinese garden
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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