Record Details

NHER Number:20219
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval statue

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7012 2886
Map Sheet:TF72NW
Parish:SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1984. Visited.
Statue.
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.

Monument Types

  • 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.

Related records

3272Part of: Sandringham House (Building)
30486Part of: Sandringham Park (Monument)

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