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SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

List entry Number: 1052883

Location

SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blenheim

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253011

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BLENHEIM SP4416 8/25 Sundial approx. 10m ESE of East Formal Gardens GV II Sundial. c.1710; designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Limestone. Vase-shaped pedestal, with acanthus-leaf carving to base and carved swags. Brass dial has ducal coronet set in gnomon. Pedestal carved by Henry Banks and dial made by John Rowley. (Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p475; D. Green: Blenheim Palace: 1951, pp117, 252)

Listing NGR: SP4425216108

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Green, D, Blenheim Palace, (1951), 117, 252
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 475
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP4425216108

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