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Fountain, Approximately 50 Metres East of Blickling Hall, Blickling

Description: Fountain, Approximately 50 Metres East of Blickling Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 228663

OS Grid Reference: TG1795228668
OS Grid Coordinates: 617952, 328668
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8115, 1.2325

Location: Blickling, Norfolk NR11 6NF

Locality: Blickling
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 6NF

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Listing Text


4/4 Fountain, approx. 50m
east of Blickling Hall


Garden fountain. Late C16/early C17. Limestone. Hexagonal central shaft
with consoles below bowl on three faces. Three scroll-topped buttresses with
drapery folds and head-spouts. Three gadrooned bowls between buttresses;
circular gadrooned top bowl, probably later. All set in a circular pool.
The fountain was acquired from Oxnead Hall c.1731 by the first Earl of
Buckinghamshire, it was moved to its present position during the re-
organisation of the gardens in 1872. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust

Listing NGR: TG1795228668

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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