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Latitude: 51.8422 / 51°50'31"N
Longitude: -1.3597 / 1°21'34"W
OS Eastings: 444210
OS Northings: 216144
OS Grid: SP442161
Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.K1J
Mapcode Global: VHCX6.DY1P
Entry Name: East Formal Garden, Statue of Knifegrinder in North East Corner
Listing Date: 27 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368003
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252989
Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Blenheim
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
8/7 East Formal Garden, statue of
Knifegrinder in NE corner
Statue of knifegrinder. c.1700, by M.Soldani. Bronze statue surmounts moulded
limestone ashlar pedestal. Stands in north-east corner of East Formal Gardens,
designed by Achille Duchene for Ninth Duke of Marlborough. One of a set of four
statues presented to the first Duke of Marlborough. Massimiliano Soldani was one
of the foremost Florentine sculptors of his day.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)
Listing NGR: SP4421016144
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