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Statue Approximately 4 Metres South of East End of Orangery, Blenheim

Description: Statue Approximately 4 Metres South of East End of Orangery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253007

OS Grid Reference: SP4420416167
OS Grid Coordinates: 444204, 216167
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8424, -1.3598

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1PY

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

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Listing Text

8/240 Statue approx. 4m S of E end
of Orangery
Statue. Probably late C19/early C20. By A. Fruilli of Florence. Marble. Finely
carved statue probably of Venus and after the antique. Stands on round marble
pedestal decorated with swags and moulding. Signed "A. Fruilli, Firenze".
Probably sited in 1920's as part of Achille Duchene's work for Ninth Duke of
Marlborough. Forms pair with Statue approximately 4 metres south of south-west
corner of Kitchen Court (q.v.). Included for group value.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4420416167

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Source: English Heritage

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