Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together With Fountain

Date:
19 Jul 2000
Location:
Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together With Fountain, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PH
Reference:
IOE01/00212/26
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

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5409 WILTON PARK Walls enclosing Italian Garden together with Fountain SU 0930 5/123

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Circa 1825-50. Low dwarf wall on 3 sides with alternate lead statues and vases on dies. West end apsed with central entrance. Steps in front of loggia (qv) with scrolls to piers.

A considerable amount of statuary principally provided by the firm of Austen & Seeley 1845-51. Accurate copies of C17 and C18 sculpture see particularly the lead groups of putti (copied from those made by Nost in early C18). In the centre of the garden is a fine Renaissance fountain of 3 stages in circular moulded basin.

Listing NGR: SU0984730992

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Read_Peter IOE Records for Read, Peter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Peter Read. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Read, Peter

Rights Holder: Read, Peter

Keywords

Lead, Georgian Wall, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Vase, Fountain, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Supply Site