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Parterre Walls in Garden to South of Longford Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Odstock, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0386 / 51°2'18"N

Longitude: -1.7574 / 1°45'26"W

OS Eastings: 417102

OS Northings: 126607

OS Grid: SU171266

Mapcode National: GBR 51P.SL8

Mapcode Global: FRA 766C.P4Y

Entry Name: Parterre Walls in Garden to South of Longford Castle

Listing Date: 28 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319523

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

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


GV II

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
c1759.
(R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculpture, 1964 p16
J. Cornforth, Country Life Annual 1968 p37
Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).


Listing NGR: SU1710226607

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