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Latitude: 51.9161 / 51°54'57"N
Longitude: -1.3061 / 1°18'21"W
OS Eastings: 447822
OS Northings: 224398
OS Grid: SP478243
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SQ8
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.93WG
Entry Name: Statue of Ceres in Bridgeman's Amphitheatre
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283365
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252893
Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Rousham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Rousham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
14/237 Statue of Ceres in Bridgeman's
(Formerly listed as Statue of
Ceres on pedestal)
Statue. Early C18, probably by John Van Nost. Lead statue of Ceres, with sheaf
of corn at her feet, stands on panelled limestone pedestal with moulded plinth
and cornice. One of a group of 3 statues - including Bacchus (q.v.) and Mercury
(q.v.) - which stand in front of traces of an amphitheatre which was part of
Charles Bridgeman's layout of the 1720s. 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)
Listing NGR: SP4782224398
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