PALLADIAN BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1023763

Date first listed: 04-Aug-1951

Statutory Address: PALLADIAN BRIDGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PALLADIAN BRIDGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wilton

National Grid Reference: SU 09975 30854

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History

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Details

1. 5409 WILTON PARK Palladian Bridge SU 03 SE 1/1F 4.8.51. I

2. 1736-1737. Completed by Roger Morris, as clerk of works. The design inspired by Palladio's rejected design for the Rialto Bridge in Venice (inter alia), adapted and supervised by Henry 9th Earl of Pembroke. Covered bridge with 5 bay Ionic colonnade on balustraded parapet. End pavilions with pedimented breaks on each face and arched openings. Pulvinated frieze and modillion cornice. Approached on each side by balustraded stairs leading to balustraded platforms. Interior: arches into end pavilions with scroll keys. Enriched cornice and lozenge pattern ceiling divisons. Bridge stands on a central and 2 flanking arches in rusticated basement with 2 further arches to carry stairs. Keystone of one of the arches marked "J C 1737".

Listing NGR: SU0997530854

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 319348

Legacy System: LBS

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