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Statue of Lion and Horse Approxiamtely 85 Metres North of Rousham Park and at North End of Bowling Green

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252872

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
SP4724
14/216 Statue of lion and horse
27/08/57
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)
GV II*
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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