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Steps and Flanking Statuary Approximately 20 Metres North West of Ditchley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Spelsbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8881 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -1.4347 / 1°26'5"W

OS Eastings: 439000

OS Northings: 221209

OS Grid: SP390212

Mapcode National: GBR 6TH.Q27

Mapcode Global: VHBZJ.2SWZ

Entry Name: Steps and Flanking Statuary Approximately 20 Metres North West of Ditchley House

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434122

Location: Spelsbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Spelsbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Spelsbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SPELSBURY DITCHLEY PARK
SP32SE, SP3821-3921
8/168, 18/168 Steps and flanking statuary
approx. 20m NW of Ditchley
House

GV II

Terrace steps and statuary. Circa 1935 by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe for Ronald and
Nancy Tree. Limestone ashlar. A broad flight of 3 steps, leading from the garden
front of Ditchley House (q.v.) to the grass terrace created by Jellicoe, is'
flanked by large statues of recumbent lions on ashlar pedestals. The lions are
said to have been brought from Italy.
(Ditchley Park is included in the English Heritage Historic Gardens Register at
Grade II*)


Listing NGR: SP3900021209

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

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