Loggia To West Of Wilton Park Together With Rear Wall And Approach Steps And Quadrants / Loggia To South West Of The Riding School

19 Jul 2000
Loggia To West Of Wilton Park Together With Rear Wall And Approach Steps And Quadrants, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PH
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Loggia To South West Of The Riding School, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8PH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5409 WILTON PARK 4.8.51. Loggia to west of Wilton House (formerly listed as Loggia to south-west of the Riding School), - together with rear wall and approach steps and quadrants SU 0931 5/1E I GV

2. Circa 1826. Simple Italianate design of 3 arches, possibly by Wyattville and Sir Richard Westmacott. (Estimate for work signed 23.iii. 1826 by Thomas Strong).

Built in ashlar against a high ashlar garden wall which continues the modillion block cornice of the loggia. Impost moulding and architraves to arches.

Blocking course. Outer spandrels with carved panels. Panels below with tritons to left and Europa to right (from de Caux's grotto, see also under Park School House). Interior reached by 2 moulded steps, the lower one forming a moulded plinth to the loggia. The interior has a moulded cornice and a round-headed window to each side over open balustrade. Double doors to rear exit with 6 carved panels and flanking antique marble columns with smaller antique Corinthian caps; 2 flanking inset marble reliefs - to left tritons, to right the birth of Venus (again from de Caux's grotto). Side benches. Numerous other marbles and reliefs. The loggia is flanked by ramped quadrant walls and panelled returns, and approached by a series of moulded steps from Wyatt's west terrace and the Italian Garden. The approach steps are interrupted by 2 solid piers.

Listing NGR: SU0988831011


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1666 IOE Records taken by Peter Read; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Read. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Read, Peter

Rights Holder: Read, Peter


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