SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052883

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF EAST FORMAL GARDENS

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Blenheim

National Grid Reference: SP4425216108

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 253011

Legacy System: LBS

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

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