SY9398 : Lion on Lion Gate

taken 7 years ago, near to Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, Great Britain

Lion on Lion Gate
Lion on Lion Gate
The Lion Gate is a large stone arch that stands at one of the entrances to Charborough Park. This is the lion that stands on top of it. The lion is made from Lithodipyra or Coade stone, a ceramic stoneware that was often described as an artificial stone that was used for some statues up until 1840. It is fired from a clay like mixture.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Nigel Mykura and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SY9398, 15 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9362 9885 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.3510N 2:5.5126W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9362 9886
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Lion Sculpture  Coade Stone  Stone Lion  Sculpture 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 64 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register