SP2556 : Charlecote Park, Shepherdess Statue in Forecourt

taken 6 years ago, near to Charlecote, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Charlecote Park, Shepherdess Statue in Forecourt
Charlecote Park, Shepherdess Statue in Forecourt
The eighteenth-century lead statue to west side of the steps to Cedar Lawn is an almost life-size figure of a shepherdess in bodice and short skirt, holding a crook and a lamb; leaning against a bough.

The statue is Grade II*-listed (English Heritage ID:482168 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings)
Charlecote House and Park
Charlecote is a grand 16th century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon near Wellesbourne. The house was begun in 1558 and extended during the nineteenth century. The house and park have been administered by the National Trust since 1946 and are open to the public (LinkExternal link National Trust Charlecote visitor information).

Charlecote Park covers an area of 185 acres, backing on to the River Avon. The house is a Grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID:482163 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2594 5642 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.3240N 1:37.3100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2597 5643
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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