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Fountain, Approximately 50 Metres East of Blickling Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Blickling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8115 / 52°48'41"N

Longitude: 1.2325 / 1°13'57"E

OS Eastings: 617952

OS Northings: 328668

OS Grid: TG179286

Mapcode National: GBR VD1.LG0

Mapcode Global: WHLRH.XL3H

Entry Name: Fountain, Approximately 50 Metres East of Blickling Hall

Listing Date: 28 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228663

Location: Blickling, Broadland, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Blickling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Blickling

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/4 Fountain, approx. 50m
east of Blickling Hall


Garden fountain. Late C16/early C17. Limestone. Hexagonal central shaft
with consoles below bowl on three faces. Three scroll-topped buttresses with
drapery folds and head-spouts. Three gadrooned bowls between buttresses;
circular gadrooned top bowl, probably later. All set in a circular pool.
The fountain was acquired from Oxnead Hall c.1731 by the first Earl of
Buckinghamshire, it was moved to its present position during the re-
organisation of the gardens in 1872. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust

Listing NGR: TG1795228668

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