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Description: Group of 6 Terms and Statue of 4 Putti at Exedra Approximately 400 Metres South East of South Front
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252997
OS Grid Reference: SP4445915802
OS Grid Coordinates: 444459, 215802
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8391, -1.3561
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2/15 Group of 6 terms and statue of
4 putti at Exedra approx. 400m
SE of south front of Blenheim
Group of 6 terms. 1772, by Richard Hayward. Limestone. Depict Hecate (opening
urn of serpents), bearded philosopher (probably Aristotle), Bacchus, Cicero,
Fawn holding sheep's head and Hercules. Terms grouped in circle around lead
statue of 4 putti. Moved to late C19 exedra of yew hedges by Tenth Duke of
Marlborough from their original position in the arcades of the Great Hall in
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p475)
Listing NGR: SP4445915802
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Source: English Heritage
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