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Statue of Diana on Pedestal, About 1 Kilometre North West of Longford Castle, Odstock

Description: Statue of Diana on Pedestal, About 1 Kilometre North West of Longford Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319514

OS Grid Reference: SU1611027173
OS Grid Coordinates: 416110, 127173
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0437, -1.7716

Location: 9 Park Lane, Britford, Wiltshire SP5 4ED

Locality: Odstock
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 4ED

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Listing Text


5/133 Statue of Diana on pedestal,
about 1 km north west of Longford


Statue on pedestal. at NGR 1610 2717 C18. Unknown sculptor. Limestone. Square
plinth and pedestal. Three steps up to plinth supporting pedestal.
Each face of pedestal has circular panel with egg-and-dart
ornament, set in cyma-moulded square panel. Plaques have carved
relief scenes depicting Brittania seated or standing, with coastal
scenery and Latin inscriptions. A finely carved slightly less than
life-size statue of Diana stands on pedestal, holding a shield with
a classical male head in relief. Occupies a prominent position in
the park, overlooking Longford Castle to the south east.

Listing NGR: SU1611027173

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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