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Description: Statue of Dying Gaul Approximately 5 Metres South West of Balustrade of Praeneste
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252875
OS Grid Reference: SP4776224421
OS Grid Coordinates: 447762, 224421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9163, -1.3070
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ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
14/219 Statue of Dying Gaul approx.
5m SW of balustrade of
(Formerly listed as ....,
statue of the Dying Gladiator
on pedestal, ....)
Statue. c.1743, by Scheemakers. Depicts Dying Gaul leaning on dexter arm and
with shield and dagger carved on vermiculated base set on ashlar pedestal with
moulded cornice. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent,
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745; R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British
Sculptors, 1660-1851, 1951, p342)
Listing NGR: SP4776224421
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Source: English Heritage
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