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Latitude: 51.9163 / 51°54'58"N
Longitude: -1.307 / 1°18'25"W
OS Eastings: 447762
OS Northings: 224421
OS Grid: SP477244
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SGF
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.93D9
Entry Name: Statue of Dying Gaul Approximately 5 Metres South West of Balustrade of Praeneste
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252875
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
14/219 Statue of Dying Gaul approx.
5m SW of balustrade of
(Formerly listed as ....,
statue of the Dying Gladiator
on pedestal, ....)
Statue. c.1743, by Scheemakers. Depicts Dying Gaul leaning on dexter arm and
with shield and dagger carved on vermiculated base set on ashlar pedestal with
moulded cornice. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent,
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745; R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British
Sculptors, 1660-1851, 1951, p342)
Listing NGR: SP4776124420
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