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Doric Arch - Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckinghamshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 01.732 W 001° 00.914
30U E 636161 N 5766108
Quick Description: This is the Doric Arch in Stowe Landscape Gardens.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/8/2009 11:59:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM65WH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The arch also known as the Amelian Arch was erected by Earl Temple in 1770 as a surprise for his honoured guest, Princess Amelia, the aunt of George III. These details are available on The National Trust website. visit link

The arch is on the edge of a private golf course which lies within the Stowe estate. There are inscriptions on the arch reading on the western side, "Amaeliae Sophiae" in honour of the Princess, and on the eastern side, "O colenda semper and culta!"

There are some fine details here visit link

Type: Triumphal (Monument/Memorial)

Subtype: Sculpture

Location: Stowe Landscape Gardens

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