Blenheim Palace was a gift to John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough from the British nation for his victory in the Battle of Blenheim during the War of the Spanish Succession. Blenheim is on the Danube near Augsburg. The landscaping of the Blenheim park cost a total of 300,000 lbs in 1704. The house cost a good deal more.
Blenheim Palace is located near Woodstock UK in Oxfordshire, 8 miles north of Oxford. It is the birthplace of Winston Churchill birthplace who was born in 1874 and the Prime Minister of England during WWII. Winston Churchill is buried in the nearby Churchyard at Bladon. Blenheim and its park are open daily to the public.
Blenheim Palace is the largest private house in England
Churchill, John, Spencer, Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait, Rizzoli (October 25, 2005)
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