Quick Facts on Pedestal and Statue of Spinario
Listed Building Description
HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE SE 7169 (south-east corner) 12/64 Pedestal and statue of Spinario (formerly listed 25.1.54 under "Castle Howard with Outbuilding to east and garden statues")
GV I Composite pedestal and statue of Spinario. c1720. Pedestal by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Sandstone pedestal, lead statue. Pedestal approximately 4.5 metres in height, statue life size. Central rectangular pier surmounted by drum pedestal, flanked by rectangular buttresses with raised panels, each carrying an urn with festoons and finial on shaped base. Moulded base and cornices. Statue of Spinario, a seated boy removing a thorn from his foot. Copied from a Roman original now in the Capitoline Museum, Rome. Haskell F and Penny N, Taste and the Antique, 1981, p 308. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7172269808
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