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Latitude: 51.9161 / 51°54'58"N
Longitude: -1.3063 / 1°18'22"W
OS Eastings: 447806
OS Northings: 224406
OS Grid: SP478244
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SMN
Mapcode Global: VHCX1.93RF
Plus Code: 9C3WWM8V+FF
Entry Name: Statue of Bacchus in Bridgeman's Amphitheatre
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 29 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283359
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252891
Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Rousham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Rousham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS
14/235 Statue of Bacchus in
27/08/57 Bridgeman's Amphitheatre
(Formerly listed under
Statue of Bacchus on pedestal
Statue. Early C18, probably by John an Nost. Lead statue of Bacchus, holding
cup and grapes and accompanied by dog, stands on panelled limestone pedestal
with moulded plinth and cornice. One of a group of 3 statues - including Ceres
(q.v.) and Mercury (q.v.) - which stand in front of traces of an amphitheatre
which was part of Charles Bridgeman's layout of the 1720s. Part of the landscape
gardens laid out by William Kent between 1733 and 1740.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p 746)
Listing NGR: SP4780624406
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