FOUNTAIN, APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF BLICKLING HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1051430
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN, APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF BLICKLING HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN, APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF BLICKLING HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Blickling
National Grid Reference:
TG 17952 28668

Details

TG 12 NE BLICKLING

4/4 Fountain, approx. 50m east of Blickling Hall

GV II

Garden fountain. Late C16/early C17. Limestone. Hexagonal central shaft with consoles below bowl on three faces. Three scroll-topped buttresses with drapery folds and head-spouts. Three gadrooned bowls between buttresses; circular gadrooned top bowl, probably later. All set in a circular pool. The fountain was acquired from Oxnead Hall c.1731 by the first Earl of Buckinghamshire, it was moved to its present position during the re- organisation of the gardens in 1872. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust 1985.

Listing NGR: TG1795228668

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
228663
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Blickling Hall, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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