|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Criteria||Cultural: ii, iv|
|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.
Gallery[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- UNESCO, "Blenheim Palace"; retrieved 2012-4-19.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Blenheim Palace at Wikimedia Commons