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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1023763



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319348

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU 09975 30854


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