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Group of 6 Terms and Statue of 4 Putti at Exedra Approximately 400 Metres South East of South Front of Blenheim Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8391 / 51°50'20"N

Longitude: -1.3561 / 1°21'21"W

OS Eastings: 444459

OS Northings: 215802

OS Grid: SP444158

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.RXY

Mapcode Global: VHCXD.F1YH

Entry Name: Group of 6 Terms and Statue of 4 Putti at Exedra Approximately 400 Metres South East of South Front of Blenheim Palace

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252997

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

BLENHEIM
SP41NW
2/15 Group of 6 terms and statue of
4 putti at Exedra approx. 400m
SE of south front of Blenheim
Palace
GV II
Group of 6 terms. 1772, by Richard Hayward. Limestone. Depict Hecate (opening
urn of serpents), bearded philosopher (probably Aristotle), Bacchus, Cicero,
Fawn holding sheep's head and Hercules. Terms grouped in circle around lead
statue of 4 putti. Moved to late C19 exedra of yew hedges by Tenth Duke of
Marlborough from their original position in the arcades of the Great Hall in
Blenheim Palace.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p475)


Listing NGR: SP4445915802

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