SP4416 : Blenheim Palace

taken 8 years ago, near to Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace is the only non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title "palace" and is one of England's largest houses. The Palace, situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, was commissioned by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, and built between 1705 and circa 1724 to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor.

Steps lead up from the wide fore-court at the North front of the Palace to this huge classical portico, which forms its main entrance.
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SP4416, 473 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 September, 2009
Category
Palace > Palace   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 440 161 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.5062N 1:21.6862W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 440 161
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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