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The lead statue of Hercules at Chirk Castle, North Wales, was commissioned in the 1720s and originally stood at the entrance to the castle, together with a figure of Mars. In 1770 it was moved to a nearby wood, from where it was retrieved in 1983, before being restored and positioned here by the National Trust.
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The lead statue of Hercules at Chirk Castle, North Wales, was commissioned in the 1720s and originally stood at the entrance to the castle, together with a figure of Mars. In 1770 it was moved to a nearby wood, from where it was retrieved in 1983, before being restored and positioned here by the National Trust.