The Grand Blenheim Palace In England: A UNESCO World Heritage Site In The United Kingdom; Joyce Chepkemoi; WorldAtlas


UK – Blenheim Palace

A monumental country house based in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, the Blenheim Palace serves as the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough.

Blenheim Palace is a monumental country house found in England which serves as the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough. The palace is considered to be one of the largest houses in England and was constructed between 1705 and 1722. Blenheim Palace is the only non-episcopal and non royal country house found in England that holds the “palace” title. In 1987, UNESCO designated the Blenheim Palace as a World Heritage Site.

6. Location

The Blenheim Palace is located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire England. The estate was initially given as a reward by Queen Anne to John Churchill, the first Duke of Malborough. The site, sometimes known as the Palace of Woodstock was land owned by the crown.

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