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Fountain of Pluto and Proserpine 40 Metres South East of Waddesdon Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8419 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -0.937 / 0°56'13"W

OS Eastings: 473328

OS Northings: 216460

OS Grid: SP733164

Mapcode National: GBR C11.HWX

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.QY0V

Entry Name: Fountain of Pluto and Proserpine 40 Metres South East of Waddesdon Manor

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42293

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

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Listing Text


10/146 Fountain of Pluto and Proserpine
40m. to S.E. of Waddesdon Manor


Fountain. Early C18, the sculpture by Giuliano Mozani, re-arranged late
C19. Late C19 shaped stone basin. Carved marble figures. Pluto and
Proserpine to centre on an upturned shell, with flanking infant tritons
on winged horses, encircled by 6 figures of tritons and other sea
creatures holding conch shells. Originally part of a fountain at the
Ducal Palance at Colorno, near Parma, together with statuary from the
Fountain of Triton and Nereids.
(Catalogue No. 66)

Listing NGR: SP7332816460

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