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Balustrade from the Villa Borghese, Rome, to the South of Cliveden

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5577 / 51°33'27"N

Longitude: -0.6882 / 0°41'17"W

OS Eastings: 491035

OS Northings: 185126

OS Grid: SU910851

Mapcode National: GBR F7J.6TR

Mapcode Global: VHFT1.130Q

Entry Name: Balustrade from the Villa Borghese, Rome, to the South of Cliveden

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 26 April 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44261

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

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


3/671 Balustrade from the Villa
Borghese, Rome, to the
23.9.55 south of Cliveden (formerly
listed as Cliveden,
together with terrace wall,
octagonal temple, Blenheim
Pavilion and balustrade
from the Villa Borghese)

- 11*

From south forecourt of the Casino and erected here 1896 by Viscount Astor.
Below the main terrace. Alternate sections of red Roman brick and stone
balusters between stone piers. Moulded stone cornice rail. Two sections with
central break. At end of 4 ends, square 2-tier stone piers, the central 2 with
stone statues on top and fountains with shell-shaped basins below. Balustrade
is 1618 by G di Gincome and P Massoni. Statues are c1715 French signed Poirier
and Cayot.

Listing NGR: SU9104785124

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

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