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Description: Fountain, Approximately 50 Metres East of Blickling Hall
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
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TG 12 NE BLICKLING
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
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Source: English Heritage
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