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6 TERMS AROUND FOUNTAIN OF TRITON AND NEREIDS

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: 6 TERMS AROUND FOUNTAIN OF TRITON AND NEREIDS

List entry Number: 1117806

Location

6 TERMS AROUND FOUNTAIN OF TRITON AND NEREIDS

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Waddesdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42282

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Details

SP 7216-7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS

10/135 6 Terms around Fountain of Triton and Nereids. -

GV II

6 terms. Early - mid C18 half-figures of French or Italian origin on later pedestals. Carved marble. To S. of fountain term represents Syrinx, a woman being turned into reeds. To.E. is a figure of Pan with goat-skin, staff and pan-pipes. Figures to N.W. of fountain represent the 4 Seasons in the characters of Flora, Ceres, Bacchus and Saturn. (Catalogue no. 103)

Listing NGR: SP7310916728

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hodgkinson, T, The James A de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor Sculpture, (1970), 103
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 73109 16728

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