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East Formal Garden, Fountain in Centre, Blenheim

Description: East Formal Garden, Fountain in Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252994

OS Grid Reference: SP4419616112
OS Grid Coordinates: 444196, 216112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8419, -1.3599

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1QA

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1QA

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Listing Text

8/12 East Formal Garden, fountain
in centre
Fountain. c.1900-1910, by Waldo Storey. Marble, with gilt bronze figures. Winged
mermaids and dolphins support quatre foil-shaped bowl with winged putti to edge
and woman holding gilt crown to centre. Fountain forms centrepiece of East
Formal Gardens, designed by Achille Duchene for Ninth Duke of Marlborough in
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; D. Green: Blenheim Palace, 1951, pp204,

Listing NGR: SP4419616112

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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