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LOGGIA TO WEST OF WILTON PARK TOGETHER WITH REAR WALL AND APPROACH STEPS AND QUADRANTS

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.

Name: LOGGIA TO WEST OF WILTON PARK TOGETHER WITH REAR WALL AND APPROACH STEPS AND QUADRANTS

List entry Number: 1023768

Location

LOGGIA TO WEST OF WILTON PARK TOGETHER WITH REAR WALL AND APPROACH STEPS AND QUADRANTS

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

County:

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: 08-Jun-1978

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319362

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History

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Details

1. 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

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National Grid Reference: SU 09888 31011

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