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Latitude: 51.8419 / 51°50'30"N
Longitude: -1.3594 / 1°21'33"W
OS Eastings: 444229
OS Northings: 216114
OS Grid: SP442161
Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.K3T
Mapcode Global: VHCX6.DY6W
Entry Name: East Formal Garden, Statue of Wrestlers in South East Corner
Listing Date: 27 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052915
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252991
Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Blenheim
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
8/9 East Formal Garden, statue of
Wrestlers in SE corner
Statue of wrestlers. c.1700, by M.Soldani. Bronze statue surmounts moulded
limestone ashlar pedestal. Stands in SE corner of East Formal Gardens, designed
by Achille Duchene for Ninth Duke of Marlborough. One of a set of four statues
presented to the first Duke of Marlborough. Massimiliano Soldani was one of the
foremost Florentine sculptors of his day.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)
Listing NGR: SP4422916114
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