Searching for "BLENHEIM PARK"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BARRINGTON (Great) Gloucestershire park about 3 miles in circuit; and a previous mansion was built in 1734 by Lord Chancellor Talbot, and soon afterwards destroyed by fire. Quarries of excellent freestone are worked; and supplied the material for Blenheim Imperial
    BLADON Oxfordshire Blenheim Park, 1¼ mile ENE of Handborough r. station, and 2 S of Woodstock; and it has a post Imperial
    Blenheim Oxfordshire Blenheim Park is the seat of the Duke of Marlhorough. Towards the building of the mansion, which is the masterpiece Bartholomew
    BLENHEIM PARK Oxfordshire BLENHEIM PARK , an extra-parochial tract, the seat of the Duke of Marlborough, in Woodstock district, Oxford; on the river Imperial
    CHATSWORTH Derbyshire Blenheim; was held alternately by the parliamentarians and the royalists in the civil wars; and was, for some time, the abode of Hobbes of Malmsbury, as family tutor, and the place where he wrote his ' ' Wonders of the Peak;" but has entirely disappeared. The present mansion was chiefly built in 1687-1706, by the first Duke of Devonshire, after designs by Talman and Wren, but underwent an extension of its north wing, subsequent to 1820, after designs by Wyatville; and it was visited in 1768 by Christian VII., in 1816 by Archduke Nicholas, in 1832 by Princess Victoria Imperial
    Edinburgh Midlothian Park, the main carriage communication to Portobello, Musselburgh, and other places in the E. Jacob's Ladder strikes off from Regent Road, opposite the High School, and descends a steep declivity to North Back of Canongate, serving as a short cut to pedestrians. It comprises two mutually converging and then diverging lines of descent, the latter mostly by flights of steps; and commands from its summit, but still better from points a little way down, very striking views of the buildings and the flanks of the E extremity of the valley of the Nor' Loch. Regent Terrace, Carlton Terrace Groome
    EVENLODE (The) Gloucestershire
    Oxfordshire
    Worcestershire
    Kingdam, Ascott, Shorthampton, Charlbury, and Blenheim Park, to a confluence with the Isis, in the vicinity of Ensham and Cassington. Imperial
    Glyme Oxfordshire Glyme , river, Oxfordshire; rises near Heythorp and flows 8 miles SE. through Blenheim Park to the Evenlode. Bartholomew
    GLYME (The) Oxfordshire eastward to Blenheim Park; goes through that park, forming in it a small lake; and immediately afterwards falls into the Evenlode. Imperial
    LIVERPOOL Lancashire Park-lane: was built in 1750; shows a rustic basement, and two rows of windows, with alternations of two Ionic pilasters: and has a steeple of 1845. The original steeple was 240 feet high; suffered much damage from a storm in 1757: was denuded of its spire in 1822; acquired then a cupola-capped hexagonal turret, in lieu of the spire; and was razed to the ground in 1844.-St. Paul's church stands in St. Paul's square; was built in 1769, in miniature imitation of St. Paul's, London; has a boldly projecting tetrastyle Ionic portico Imperial
    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland parks of artillery; and, in January of next year, it witnessed the transit of the Duke of Cumberland, on his way to extinguish the rebellion on the field of Culloden. In 1779 also, it under-went repair of its fortifications, by local subscription, towithstand a possible descent of the Americans or the French; and sent out two privateersthe first vessels of their class that ever sailed from the portto cruise against the enemy. In 1795, a large mob, incited by scarcity of food, took control of all the grain and provision markets of the town, and dictated prices, yet wasotherwise Imperial
    OXFORDSHIRE, Oxford, or Oxon Oxfordshire Blenheim Palace, Sherburn Castle, Cuddesden Palace, Ditchley House, Broughton Castle, Bletchingdon Park, Cornbury Park, Middleton Park, Rangers Lodge, Stonor Park Imperial
    WATERFORD Waterford Park, of G. Meara, Esq.; Belmont, of I. Roberts, Esq.; Mount Pleasant, of S. King, Esq.; Ballinamona, of T. Carew, Esq.; Killaspy, of Alex. Sherlock, Esq.; Bellevue, of P. Power, Esq.; Bishop's Hall, of S. Blackmore, Esq.; Faithlegg House, of N. Power, Esq.; Woodstown, of Lord Carew; Woodstown, of the Earl of Huntingdon; Summerfield, of Lord Ebrington; Harbour View, of Capt. Morris; Dromona, of T. Coghlan, Esq.; Grantstown, of the Rev. Fras. Reynett; Blenheim Lewis:Ireland
    Woodstock Oxfordshire park of Blenheim, the seat of the Duke of Marlborough. As a royal residence Woodstock frequently appears in history. It gives Bartholomew
    WOODSTOCK Oxfordshire park of Blenheim, where the royal palace stood, and which we have separately noticed; had R. Cornwall as a native Imperial
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