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Latitude: 52.8132 / 52°48'47"N
Longitude: -1.2721 / 1°16'19"W
OS Eastings: 449157
OS Northings: 324209
OS Grid: SK491242
Mapcode National: GBR 7HT.P5Q
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FKG6
Entry Name: Pair of Cranes in Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359395
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358254
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
5/208 Pair of Cranes in Chinese
Ornamental garden sculpture. Dated 1900 on plaque. Pair of bronze cranes,
late C19, of Chinese or Japanese origin, on a rough stone base. Stone panel
behind is inscribed: "In memory of Adam and Eve, Two old Cranes buried 1900".
One of a series of sculptures collected for the garden by the first
Lord Crawshaw c1890-1.900.
(Illustrated in Country Life, February 21st 1985, p.457).
Listing NGR: SK4915724209
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