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A pair of the most magnificent lions

17th century sandstone lions David Pickup Antiques Burford Oxfordshire
We have a wonderfully expressive pair of 17th century sandstone lions originally from Wicken Manor, Northamptonshire.

The house was once the gatehouse for the original Manor, once the home to the Spencers of Wormleighton and then occasional home to the Spencers of Althorp. The Manor was demolished in 1703 and the gatehouse was remodelled and extended to become the manor house. It was to this remodelled manor house that the lions were brought from the demolished original.

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