Blenheim Palace

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Blenheim Palace

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(Named Buildings) a palace in Woodstock in Oxfordshire: built (1705–22) by Sir John Vanbrugh for the 1st Duke of Marlborough as a reward from the nation for his victory at Blenheim; gardens laid out by Henry Wise and Capability Brown; birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill (1874)
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BY CLAIRE MURPHY 1 BLENHEIM, OXFORDSHIRE Entry [euro]32, stay nearby from [euro]109pppn B&B Brown lived up to his nickname - he said he could see 'capabilities' in the landscape - when he was commissioned by the 9th Duke of Marlborough to create his masterpiece at historic Blenheim Palace.