SWISS BRIDGE, APPROXIMATELY 890 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF BLENHEIM PALACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052884

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: SWISS BRIDGE, APPROXIMATELY 890 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF BLENHEIM PALACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SWISS BRIDGE, APPROXIMATELY 890 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF BLENHEIM PALACE

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: SP4373415183

Details

BLENHEIM SP41NW 21/27 Swiss Bridge, approx. 890m SSW of Blenheim Palace - II Bridge. c.1820, for Fifth Duke of Marlborough. Wrought-iron. Trellised balustrade supported on slender arch-braced piers. Situated beneath Capability Brown's Grand Cascade: the Fifth Duke made a botanical garden around the Cascade. (Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade Ii D. Green, Blenheim Palace: 1951, p193)

Listing NGR: SP4373415183

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 253013

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Green, D, Blenheim Palace, (1951), 193
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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