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Blenheim Palace


  • Type: Country Estate
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Group Of 6 Terms And Statue Of 4 Putti At Exedra about 400 Metres South East Of South Front Of Blenheim Palace
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High Lodge
  • Sight
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Blenheim Park
Kitchen Garden Walls And Attached House about 600 Metres South East Of Blenheim Palace
  • Sight
  • ELB 2
Statue Of Hermes about 450 Metres South South East Of South Front Of Blenheim Palace
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Swiss Bridge
  • Sight
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About 890 meters SSW of Blenheim Palace
Urn about 330 Metres South East Of South Front Of Blenheim Palace
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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1722/00/00 John Vanbrugh Architect Blenheim Palace is built between 1705 and circa 1722 for John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
1835/00/00 The daughter of the head gardener at Blenheim Palace, a Mr Shipley, plants a seed said to be from the Royal. The tree does well and its fruit is called Shipley's Blenheim. Blenheim Apricot
1874/11/30 Winston Churchill Born Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill is born at 1:30 in the morning at Blenheim Palace to Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill, Blenheim Palace. Winston Churchill's Birthday
1874/12/27 Winston Churchill Faith Winston Churchill is baptized in the chapel at Blenheim by the Reverend Henry William Yale. Winston Churchill's Birthday
1895/11/06 William K Vanderbilt Father of the Bride William K Vanderbilt gives a dowry $2.5 million of railroad stock and cash, the Duke uses it to restore Blenheim Palace Marriage of Consuelo Vanderbilt and Charles Spencer-Churchill
1896/00/00 Consuelo Vanderbilt Home Home of Charles Spencer-Churchill and Consuelo Vanderbilt, the 9th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough
1908/08/10 Winston Churchill Groom Strolling together on the Blenheim Palace grounds, Winston and Clementine take refuge from a sudden rainstorm in the Temple of Diana where Winston proposes marriage to her. Marriage of Clementine Hozier and Winston Churchill
1908/08/10 Clementine Hozier Churchill Bride Strolling together on the Blenheim Palace grounds, Winston and Clementine take refuge from a sudden rainstorm in the Temple of Diana where Winston proposes marriage to her. Marriage of Clementine Hozier and Winston Churchill

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Particulars for Blenheim Palace:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Locale Type Country Estate
Cultural Affiliation English Country House
Building Type Palace



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Hamlet (film) Film Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh's "Hamlet" was filmed at Blenheim Palace.

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