Blenheim 'Town Gate'

This gate into Blenheim Park is located at the end of Park Street.

Latin inscription above the gate
(Translation)

This gate was built the year after the death of the most illustrious John duke of Marlborough by order of Sarah his most beloved to whom he left the sole direction of the many things that remained unfinished of this fabrick.

The services of this great man to his country the pillar will tell you which the dutchess has erected for a lasting monument of his glory and her affection to him.

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Town Gate Inscription
Town Gate