SJ4812 : Statue of the Farnese Hercules

taken 9 years ago, near to Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Great Britain

Statue of the Farnese Hercules
Statue of the Farnese Hercules
17th Century lead statue of the Greek god Hercules in the Quarry (SJ4812 : The Quarry). The inscription on plinth reads "Copy of the statue executed by the Athenian Sculptor Glycon and known as the Farnese Hercules".

The statue has had Grade II listed status since 1969. Restoration work was carried out in 2004 )LinkExternal link ).
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SJ4812, 617 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 August, 2010
Category
Structure > Listed Structure   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 485 123 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.3991N 2:45.8123W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 485 123
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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