SJ7481 : Neptune (Triton), Tatton Park Italian Garden

taken 20 days ago, near to Mere, Cheshire, Great Britain

Neptune (Triton), Tatton Park Italian Garden
Neptune (Triton), Tatton Park Italian Garden
The centrepiece of the Italian Garden at Tatton is this fountain which is known as Neptune although it is actually a Triton (a bearded man with a fish tail, blowing on a conch shell). It was added in 1887 in time for the visit of the Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra.

The Triton Fountain together with its pool wall is Grade II listed (List Entry Number: 1329671 LinkExternal link ).

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Tatton Park Gardens

Tatton Park Gardens lie immediately to the south of Tatton Hall Link , and consist of formal and informal gardens within Tatton Park Link . Included in the gardens are an Italian garden, a walled garden, a rose garden and the Japanese garden. The buildings in the garden are the Conservatory, the Fernery and the Showhouse. The gardens are owned by the National Trust and administered by Cheshire East Council.

The gardens are registered under the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 within the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens by English Heritage, designated at Grade II* for special historic interest(LinkExternal link National Heritage List for England). They are open to the public at advertised times (LinkExternal link National Trust Visitor Information).

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021   (more nearby)
Saturday, 1 May, 2021
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Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
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Panasonic DC-G9 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 745 815 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.7987N 2:22.9888W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 745 815
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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