Sculpture of the Four Seasons, approximately 390m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146089

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: Sculpture of the Four Seasons, approximately 390m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey, Fonthill Abbey Wood

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: Sculpture of the Four Seasons, approximately 390m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey, Fonthill Abbey Wood

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Fonthill Gifford

National Grid Reference: ST9214930778

Summary

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History

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Details

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 9 October 2018.

ST 93 SW 1/310

FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD (east side) Sculpture of the Four Seasons, approximately 390m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey

(Formerly listed as Group of 4 statues of the Four Seasons, about 400m south-east of the remains of Fonthill Abbey)

GV II Sculptural group. 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).

Listing NGR: ST9235530794

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 320873

Legacy System: LBS

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,

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