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Fountain in Front of the Orangery at Longleat House, Horningsham

Description: Fountain in Front of the Orangery at Longleat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313362

OS Grid Reference: ST8088643090
OS Grid Coordinates: 380886, 143090
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1867, -2.2749

Location: Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7NN

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7NN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(north side)
2/141 Fountain in front of the
Orangery at Longleat House


Fountain. Early C19. Limestone. Circular pond with moulded stone
verge to shallow bowl lined with cobbles and tiles, fountain in
scalloped bowl on pedestal surrounded by three cupids. Sculptor
unknown. Part of a formal garden in front of the orangery (q.v.),
the four urns were part of a redesigned garden plan by Russell
Page, 1940s. (D. Burnett, Longleat, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST8088643090

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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