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Four Garden Statues and a Cistern in the Grounds of Fenton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5594 / 51°33'33"N

Longitude: -0.18 / 0°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 526262

OS Northings: 186071

OS Grid: TQ262860

Mapcode National: GBR D0.F90

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T2QD

Entry Name: Four Garden Statues and a Cistern in the Grounds of Fenton House

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477984

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampstead Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/16/736 Four garden statues and a cistern in
14/05/74 the grounds of Fenton House
(Formerly Listed as:
Garden gates and walls to No.3)


4 garden statues and a cistern in the grounds of Fenton House
(qv). Shepherd and shepherdess situated outside the front
door, c1735, by John Cheere for Coldbath Abbey, King's Heath,
Worcester. Lead figures on stone pedestals. Both depicted in
C18 rustic costume, she holding an apple in each hand, he
stands with legs crossed and holds a crook. The shepherdess is
currently in store, having been stolen c1988 but subsequently
recovered. Bacchus with a faun situated on the North Lawn,
C19. Lead figures on a circular base and stone pedestal. Nude
figure of Bacchus holding a shallow bowl in raised left hand
and a bunch of grapes in the right hand. Behind is a small
figure of a faun. Sitting toad situated at the north-east end
of the North Lawn, C19. Bronze. Realistically moulded figure
of a sitting toad approximately 10" high.
Cistern in the Orchard Garden, dated 1723. Lead. Rectangular
plan with relief decoration of 2 ovals, within a geometric
pattern, having the same scene of a knight in armour on a
rearing horse. Garland drops at angles.

Listing NGR: TQ2626286071

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

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