History in Structure

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

Fountain of Triton and Nerieds 250 Metres North of Waddesdon Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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: 51.8441 / 51°50'38"N

Longitude: -0.94 / 0°56'23"W

OS Eastings: 473120

OS Northings: 216701

OS Grid: SP731167

Mapcode National: GBR C11.956

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.NXF5

Entry Name: Fountain of Triton and Nerieds 250 Metres North of Waddesdon Manor

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42281

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Find accommodation in
Waddesdon

Listing Text

SP 7216 - 7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS

10/134 Fountain of Triton and
Nereids 250m N. of Waddesdon
Manor
-

GV II


Fountain. Early C18, sculpture by Giuliano Mozani. Circular basin
with moulded stone coping and carved marble figures. To centre are a
triton and nereid on an upturned shell. Flanking nereids riding on
sea-monsters. Part of a fountain originally at the Ducal Palace at
Colorno near Parma, of which the fountain of Pluto and Proserpine, to
S. of Manor was also a part. Brought to Waddesdon late C19 by
Ferdinand de Rothschild.
(Terence Hodgkinson, The James A. de Rothschild Collection at
Waddesdon Manor: Sculpture, 1970 (hereafter Catalogue), Catalogue No.67).


Listing NGR: SP7312016701

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

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.