Fountain of Triton and Nereids 250 metres north of Waddesdon Manor

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159372
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1985
Statutory Address:
Waddesdon Manor Grounds, Waddesdon, HP18 0JH

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Location

Statutory Address:
Waddesdon Manor Grounds, Waddesdon, HP18 0JH

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

District:
Buckinghamshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Waddesdon
National Grid Reference:
SP 73120 16701

Details

SP 7216-7316 10/134

WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS Fountain of Triton and Nereids 250 metres north of Waddesdon Manor

GV II Fountain. Early C18, sculpture by Giuliano Mozani. Circular basin with moulded stone coping and carved marble figures. To centre are a triton and nereid on an upturned shell. Flanking nereids riding on sea-monsters. Part of a fountain originally at the Ducal Palace at Colorno near Parma, of which the fountain of Pluto and Proserpine, to south of Manor was also a part. Brought to Waddesdon late C19 by Ferdinand de Rothschild. (Catalogue No.67).

Listing NGR: SP7312016701

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
42281
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hodgkinson, T, The James A de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor Sculpture, (1970), 67
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

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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