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Bust of Homer in the Wilderness Weston Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1481 / 52°8'52"N

Longitude: -0.7373 / 0°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 486493

OS Northings: 250725

OS Grid: SP864507

Mapcode National: GBR CYZ.6DN

Mapcode Global: VHDSN.58KN

Entry Name: Bust of Homer in the Wilderness Weston Park

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351155

Location: Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes, MK46

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 85 SE WESTON UNDERWOOD HIGH STREET
(north west side)

1/247 Bust of Homer in the Wilderness
Weston Park

17.11.66

GV II

Bust on plinth. C18. Stone. Tapering plinth with bust of bearded
Homer. The bust was given to William Cowper, the poet, by his
nephew John Johnson and was originally in the garden of Cowper's
House, Weston Underwood before its removal to the Wilderness. The
plinth has inscribed a greek quotation from Homer and below, a verse
by Cowper.


Listing NGR: SP8649350725

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