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GROUP OF 4 STATUES OF THE FOUR SEASONS, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REMAINS OF FONTHILL ABBEY

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: GROUP OF 4 STATUES OF THE FOUR SEASONS, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REMAINS OF FONTHILL ABBEY

List entry Number: 1146089

Location

GROUP OF 4 STATUES OF THE FOUR SEASONS, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REMAINS OF FONTHILL ABBEY

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Fonthill Gifford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 320873

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History

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Details

FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD ST 93 SW (east side)

1/310 Group of 4 statues of the Four Seasons, about 400m south-east of remains of Fonthill Abbey

GV II

Group of 4 statues. Mid C19. Limestone, near life-size statues of the Four Seasons 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: ST9235530794

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

National Grid Reference: ST 92355 30794

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