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Perseus with the Head of Medusa, Trentham Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swynnerton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9624 / 52°57'44"N

Longitude: -2.2017 / 2°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 386551

OS Northings: 340583

OS Grid: SJ865405

Mapcode National: GBR 14W.85X

Mapcode Global: WHBD0.4SVS

Plus Code: 9C4VXQ6X+X8

Entry Name: Perseus with the Head of Medusa, Trentham Gardens

Listing Date: 25 April 1980

Last Amended: 19 March 2019

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272387

Location: Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST4

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Swynnerton

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Trentham St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

'Perseus' Statue
SJ 84 SE 2/5

Circa 1840 bronze replica of the celebrated statue by Benvenuto Cellini in the
Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence. Sited by the lake at the end of the central axis of
the parterre the statue stands on a stone pedestal with large 3-stepped base.
Inscription records that the replica was made to the order of the second Duke with permission of his friend the then Duke of Tuscany, was originally erected here on the reconstruction of Trentham Hall in 1840; later moved to Sutton Place, Surrey but restored and replaced here by Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland in 1966.

Listing NGR: SJ8655140583

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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