|Blenheim Palace *|
View of front and main entrance of palace
|Region **||Europe and North America|
|Inscription||1987 (11th Session)|
History[change | change source]
The palace was built to celebrate a great victory over the French at Blenheim, in 1704. The great country home was designed by architects Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor. It has a park that was landscaped by Capability Brown.
Blenheim Palace and its grounds were named a World Heritage Site, in 1987.