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Pair of Cranes 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: -1.2721 / 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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358254

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
5/208 Pair of Cranes in Chinese
garden
GV II

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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