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Statue Walk, Torosay Castle, Mull

A Category A Listed Building in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4543 / 56°27'15"N

Longitude: -5.6875 / 5°41'14"W

OS Eastings: 172877

OS Northings: 735228

OS Grid: NM728352

Mapcode National: GBR DCBN.HM9

Mapcode Global: WH0G8.L1WC

Plus Code: 9C8PF837+P2

Entry Name: Statue Walk, Torosay Castle, Mull

Listing Name: Torosay Castle Statues in Statue Walk

Listing Date: 23 November 1984

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351924

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17929

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Torosay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Parish: Torosay

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

From the workshop of Antonio Bonazza (1698-1763) Italian sculptor. Italianate terraced garden, statue walk and watergarden laid out by Sir Robert Lorimer begun 1897. 19 limestone statues purchased in Milan circa 1900. All the statues are mounted on composition stone plinths. The figure statues include 4 huntsmen, 4 gardeners, 4 fishermen,

7 female figures; all are standing in individual attitudes with a variety of accoutrements.

Statement of Interest

The largest group of 18th century Venetian sculpture in Britain.

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