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The Fox Rotunda

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.241 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.4025 / 0°24'8"E

OS Eastings: 564132

OS Northings: 263036

OS Grid: TL641630

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.DL0

Mapcode Global: VHJGH.XXMW

Entry Name: The Fox Rotunda

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275707

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 6463 NEWMARKET PARK PADDOCKS
(including EXNING)

7/148 The Fox
Rotunda

II


Monument. c.1780; originally a fountain at Hyde Park Corner,
London. Portland limestone cupola on 4 Ionic columns on circular
plinth, surmounted by bust in marble of George IV. Beneath the
cupola a square pedestal with a marble dish and on each face a
fountain in the form of a brass dolphin. A painted lead fox
sits upon the pedestal. The Prince Regent was a friend of
Richard Tattershall, and his bust was added to the cupola upon
its resiting at the Knightsbridge salerooms of Tattershalls
c.1865. The rotunda was moved to the present site c.1960.


Listing NGR: TL6413263036

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