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East Formal Garden, Statue of Wrestlers in South East Corner

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252991

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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