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Statue of Apollo at End of Long Walk and Approximately 12 Metres South East of the Temple of Echo, Rousham

Description: Statue of Apollo at End of Long Walk and Approximately 12 Metres South East of the Temple of Echo

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 252889

OS Grid Reference: SP4781124595
OS Grid Coordinates: 447811, 224595
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9178, -1.3062

Location: Rousham, Oxfordshire OX25 5PB

Locality: Rousham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 5PB

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Listing Text

14/233 Statue of Apollo at end of
27/08/57 Long Walk and approx. 12m SE
of Temple of Echo
(Formerly listed under
Statue on pedestal so called
Antinous or Apollo...)
Statue. Erected c.1739. Lead statue of Apollo stands on limestone pedestal with
moulded plinth and cornice. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William
Kent between 1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire; p746; C. Hussey, English Gardens and
Landscapes, 1700-1750, 1967, p151)

Listing NGR: SP4781124595

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Source: English Heritage

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