Rare Pair of Natural Limestone Winged Lion Statues

GBP 8,495.00

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Object Description

Dating from the mid 19th century, this original pair of natural limestone winged lion statues are a rare find.
Having stood the test of time for more than 170 years, each lion is beautifully weathered yet retains its core features, telling the story of a prestigious Victorian era garden. Each winged lion statue sits in a seated position, resembling a creature of folklore with its clawed feet, luscious mane and prominent winged back.
Perfect for use as garden statuary in a period garden or as gate finials at the entrance to a large country estate.

Dimensions for each
Height – 67 cm (26.38 in)
Width – 30 cm (11.81 in)
Depth – 35 cm (13.78 in)

Object Condition

Good structural condition. One is lacking a tail and has slight losses to both wing tips, a historic repair to the feet and the base. The other has a slight loss to the wing tip. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor Losses, scuffs, and scratches.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
United Kingdom

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