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Statue of Apollo at End of Long Walk and Approximately 12 Metres South East of the Temple of Echo

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9178 / 51°55'4"N

Longitude: -1.3062 / 1°18'22"W

OS Eastings: 447811

OS Northings: 224595

OS Grid: SP478245

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.LLB

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.92S3

Entry Name: Statue of Apollo at End of Long Walk and Approximately 12 Metres South East of the Temple of Echo

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252889

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
SP4724
14/233 Statue of Apollo at end of
27/08/57 Long Walk and approx. 12m SE
of Temple of Echo
(Formerly listed under
Statue on pedestal so called
Antinous or Apollo...)
GV II*
Statue. Erected c.1739. Lead statue of Apollo stands on limestone pedestal with
moulded plinth and cornice. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William
Kent between 1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire; p746; C. Hussey, English Gardens and
Landscapes, 1700-1750, 1967, p151)


Listing NGR: SP4781124595

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