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A Grade I Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5571 / 51°33'25"N

Longitude: -0.6899 / 0°41'23"W

OS Eastings: 490917

OS Northings: 185059

OS Grid: SU909850

Mapcode National: GBR F7J.6DT

Mapcode Global: VHFT1.0435

Plus Code: 9C3XH846+R2

Entry Name: Chapel

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 26 April 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44269

Location: Taplow, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Taplow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/668 Chapel (formerly listed as
Cliveden together with
23.9.55 terrace wall, octagonal
temple, Blenheim Pavilion
and balustrade from Villa

- I

By Giacomo Leoni and originally a gazebo; in course of erection in 1735. Con-
verted by the 1st Viscount Astor into a chapel in which he lies buried. The
mosaics in the chapel designed by J L Pearson and carried out by Clayton and
Bell, 1893-7. Lavish marble fittings, floor and wall covering. 2 urns by
T [Greenaway of Bath 1725. CL 24.2.77.

Listing NGR: SU9091885059

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

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