URN APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES FROM NORTH EAST CORNER OF PRAENESTE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1052952
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1957
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
URN APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES FROM NORTH EAST CORNER OF PRAENESTE

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Location

Statutory Address:
URN APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES FROM NORTH EAST CORNER OF PRAENESTE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Rousham
National Grid Reference:
SP4776424440

Details

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS SP4724 14/221 Urn approx. 3m from NE corner 27/08/57 of Praeneste (Formerly listed under Praeneste, including pair of stone urns on pedestals, ....) GV II* Urn. c.1738 by William Kent. Limestone. Urn with carved palm fronds surmounts moulded pedestal. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent c.1733-40. (Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745)

Listing NGR: SP4776424440

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
252877
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 745
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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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