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Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together with Fountain, Wilton

Description: Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together with Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 319363

OS Grid Reference: SU0984730992
OS Grid Coordinates: 409847, 130992
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0782, -1.8608

Location: A30, Wilton, Wiltshire SP2 8PH

Locality: Wilton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP2 8PH

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Listing Text

Walls enclosing
Italian Garden
together with
SU 0930 5/123


Circa 1825-50. Low dwarf wall on 3 sides with alternate lead statues and
vases on dies. West end apsed with central entrance. Steps in front of
loggia (qv) with scrolls to piers.
A considerable amount of statuary principally provided by the firm of Austen
& Seeley 1845-51. Accurate copies of C17 and C18 sculpture see particularly
the lead groups of putti (copied from those made by Nost in early C18). In the
centre of the garden is a fine Renaissance fountain of 3 stages in circular
moulded basin.

Listing NGR: SU0984730992

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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