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East Formal Garden, Fountain in Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8419 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -1.3599 / 1°21'35"W

OS Eastings: 444192

OS Northings: 216112

OS Grid: SP441161

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.JZ4

Mapcode Global: VHCX6.CYXX

Entry Name: East Formal Garden, Fountain in Centre

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252994

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP4416
8/12 East Formal Garden, fountain
in centre
GV II
Fountain. c.1900-1910, by Waldo Storey. Marble, with gilt bronze figures. Winged
mermaids and dolphins support quatre foil-shaped bowl with winged putti to edge
and woman holding gilt crown to centre. Fountain forms centrepiece of East
Formal Gardens, designed by Achille Duchene for Ninth Duke of Marlborough in
1908.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; D. Green: Blenheim Palace, 1951, pp204,
288)


Listing NGR: SP4419216112

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