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Latitude: 51.9153 / 51°54'55"N
Longitude: -1.3057 / 1°18'20"W
OS Eastings: 447852
OS Northings: 224316
OS Grid: SP478243
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SVD
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.B431
Entry Name: Statue of Lion and Horse Approxiamtely 85 Metres North of Rousham Park and at North End of Bowling Green
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052950
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252872
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
14/216 Statue of lion and horse
approx. 85m N of Rousham Park
and at N end of Bowling Green
(Formerly listed under ....
and marble statue of a lion
mauling a horse, on pedestal)
Statue. 1743, by Scheemakers. Limestone. Depicts lion mauling horse, and stands
on ashlar pedestal with moulded cornice. Stands at head of grass slope running
down to River Cherwell, providing views of the 2 eyecatchers in Steeple Aston
C.P. - Chapel of the Mill and Ornamental Arch. Forms a part of the landscape
gardens laid out by William Kent, c.1733-40.
(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: SP4785224316
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