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Sundial Approximately 10 Metres East South East of East Formal Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8418 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -1.3591 / 1°21'32"W

OS Eastings: 444253

OS Northings: 216106

OS Grid: SP442161

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.K74

Mapcode Global: VHCX6.DYCY

Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 10 Metres East South East of East Formal Gardens

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253011

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP4416
8/25 Sundial approx. 10m ESE of
East Formal Gardens
GV II
Sundial. c.1710; designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Limestone. Vase-shaped
pedestal, with acanthus-leaf carving to base and carved swags. Brass dial has
ducal coronet set in gnomon. Pedestal carved by Henry Banks and dial made by
John Rowley.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p475; D. Green: Blenheim Palace: 1951, pp117,
252)


Listing NGR: SP4425316106

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