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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42281
Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
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
SP 7216 - 7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS
10/134 Fountain of Triton and
Nereids 250m N. of Waddesdon
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
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