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Fountain of Triton and Nerieds 250 Metres North of Waddesdon Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8441 / 51°50'38"N

Longitude: -0.94 / 0°56'23"W

OS Eastings: 473120

OS Northings: 216701

OS Grid: SP731167

Mapcode National: GBR C11.956

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.NXF5

Entry Name: Fountain of Triton and Nerieds 250 Metres North of Waddesdon Manor

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42281

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


10/134 Fountain of Triton and
Nereids 250m N. of Waddesdon


Fountain. Early C18, sculpture by Giuliano Mozani. Circular basin
with moulded stone coping and carved marble figures. To centre are a
triton and nereid on an upturned shell. Flanking nereids riding on
sea-monsters. Part of a fountain originally at the Ducal Palace at
Colorno near Parma, of which the fountain of Pluto and Proserpine, to
S. of Manor was also a part. Brought to Waddesdon late C19 by
Ferdinand de Rothschild.
(Terence Hodgkinson, The James A. de Rothschild Collection at
Waddesdon Manor: Sculpture, 1970 (hereafter Catalogue), Catalogue No.67).

Listing NGR: SP7312016701

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