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Parterre Walls in Garden to South of Longford Castle, Odstock

Description: Parterre Walls in Garden to South of Longford Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319523

OS Grid Reference: SU1710226607
OS Grid Coordinates: 417102, 126607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0386, -1.7574

Location: Odstock, Wiltshire SP5 4ED

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

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Listing Text


5/142 Parterre walls in garden to
south of Longford Castle (q.v.)


Parterre walls. 1832. Buff brick with stone coping and ball
finials. Dwarf walls with open parapet, weathered coping and ball
finials, enclose rectangular garden with oval south end, about 100
metres long. Part of reorganisation of south gardens by 3rd Earl
of Radnor in 1832, many pieces of sculpture from C18 gardens were
collected into the area of the parterre at this time, such as
Rysbrack's Fame (q.v.) and six mythological terms by Sefferin Alkin
(R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculpture, 1964 p16
J. Cornforth, Country Life Annual 1968 p37
Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1710226607

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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