The Tortoise Fountain And Enclosing Wall

Date:
26 Sep 1999
Location:
The Tortoise Fountain And Enclosing Wall, Cliveden Road, Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire
Reference:
IOE01/00222/12
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SU 98 SW TAPLOW CLIVEDEN ROAD (Cliveden)

7/6 The Tortoise Fountain - and enclosing wall

- II

c1900 by T Waldo Story for W W Astor. Marble fountain of 3 superimposed basins of diminishing size set on marble central shaft. The upper basin has carved tortoises around the edge. Adjacent is a curved stretch of red brick and stone balustraded wall derived from the Borghese balustrade (qv).

Listing NGR: SU9092884886

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Venn_Dale IOE Records for Venn, Dale; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Dale Venn. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Venn, Dale

Rights Holder: Venn, Dale

Keywords

Brick, Marble, Stone, Victorian Balustrade, 20th Century Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Fountain, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Supply Site