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

A Grade II Listed Building in Odstock, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0437 / 51°2'37"N

Longitude: -1.7716 / 1°46'17"W

OS Eastings: 416110

OS Northings: 127173

OS Grid: SU161271

Mapcode National: GBR 51N.GY3

Mapcode Global: FRA 765C.9N7

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

Listing Date: 28 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319514

Location: Odstock, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Odstock

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 12 NE ODSTOCK LONGFORD PARK

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


GV II

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

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