This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD ST 93 SW (east side)
1/311 Group of 4 statues of the Four Elements, about 400m south-east of the remains of Fonthill Abbey
Group of 4 statues. Mid C19. Limestone, near life-size statues of the Four Elements on plinth. Reputedly bought by the Marquess of Westminster in the Paris Exhibition 1855 or 1867, for the gardens surrounding Fonthill Abbey (1846 by William Burn, demolished 1955).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)
Listing NGR: ST9236830762
© Mrs Anne Thomas. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Thomas, Anne
Rights Holder: Thomas, Anne
Limestone, Georgian Statue, Victorian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture
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