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Statue of Dying Gaul Approximately 5 Metres South West of Balustrade of Praeneste

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rousham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9163 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: -1.307 / 1°18'25"W

OS Eastings: 447761

OS Northings: 224420

OS Grid: SP477244

Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.SGG

Mapcode Global: VHCX1.93DB

Plus Code: 9C3WWM8V+G6

Entry Name: Statue of Dying Gaul Approximately 5 Metres South West of Balustrade of Praeneste

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 29 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252875

Location: Rousham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rousham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rousham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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14/219 Statue of Dying Gaul approx.
5m SW of balustrade of
(Formerly listed as ....,
statue of the Dying Gladiator
on pedestal, ....)

Statue. c.1743, by Scheemakers. Depicts Dying Gaul leaning on dexter arm and
with shield and dagger carved on vermiculated base set on ashlar pedestal with
moulded cornice. Part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent,
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745; R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British
Sculptors, 1660-1851, 1951, p342)

Listing NGR: SP4776124420

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