|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval statue|
A metal statue of Persimmon, a highly successful racehorse owned by Edward VII, presented to him by the Jockey Club. It stands on the green outside Sandringham Stud.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7012 2886|
|Parish:||SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
April 1984. Visited.
Persimmon (racehorse). Erected after 1896.
Metal, weathered blue except for front legs apparently in different material (or cleaned). On green in front of cottages.
E. Rose (NAU), 5 April 1984.
Statue is by Adrian Jones, 1905, and was presented by the Jockey Club to King Edward VII.
E. Rose (NAU), 3 November 1988.
Newspaper cuttings (S1) and (S2) in file.
- STATUE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1896 AD to 2100 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1990-1998. [Photographs of the statue of Persimmon the racehorse]. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1997. [Photograph of the statue of Persimmon the racehorse]. 10 October. |
|3272||Part of: Sandringham House (Building)|
|30486||Part of: Sandringham Park (Monument)|
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