History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

East Formal Garden, Statue of Wrestlers in South East Corner

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8419 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -1.3594 / 1°21'33"W

OS Eastings: 444232

OS Northings: 216115

OS Grid: SP442161

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.K3T

Mapcode Global: VHCX6.DY6W

Entry Name: East Formal Garden, Statue of Wrestlers in South East Corner

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252991

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Find accommodation in
Bladon

Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP4416
8/9 East Formal Garden, statue of
Wrestlers in SE corner
GV
II*
Statue of wrestlers. c.1700, by M.Soldani. Bronze statue surmounts moulded
limestone ashlar pedestal. Stands in SE corner of East Formal Gardens, designed
by Achille Duchene for Ninth Duke of Marlborough. One of a set of four statues
presented to the first Duke of Marlborough. Massimiliano Soldani was one of the
foremost Florentine sculptors of his day.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)


Listing NGR: SP4423216115

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.