Blenheim Palace, Blenheim, Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace, Blenheim, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB49/00594

The north facade of the 18th-century palace, built for the first Duke of Marlborough in gratitude for his defeat of the French in 1704. The Marlborough coat of arms is just visible in the pediment.

Location

Oxfordshire Blenheim

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

country house palace wealth power architecture baroque churchill Georgian (1714 - 1836)