PARTERRE WALLS IN GARDEN TO SOUTH OF LONGFORD CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023841

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: PARTERRE WALLS IN GARDEN TO SOUTH OF LONGFORD CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address: PARTERRE WALLS IN GARDEN TO SOUTH OF LONGFORD CASTLE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Odstock

National Grid Reference: SU 17102 26607

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History

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Details

SU 12 NE ODSTOCK LONGFORD PARK

5/142 Parterre walls in garden to south of Longford Castle (q.v.)

GV II

Parterre walls. 1832. Buff brick with stone coping and ball finials. Dwarf walls with open parapet, weathered coping and ball finials, enclose rectangular garden with oval south end, about 100 metres long. Part of reorganisation of south gardens by 3rd Earl of Radnor in 1832, many pieces of sculpture from C18 gardens were collected into the area of the parterre at this time, such as Rysbrack's Fame (q.v.) and six mythological terms by Sefferin Alkin c1759. (R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculpture, 1964 p16 J. Cornforth, Country Life Annual 1968 p37 Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1710226607

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 319523

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cornforth, J , Country Life Annual, (1968)
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 16
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

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