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Group of 4 Statues of the Four Seasons, About 400 Metres South East of Remains of Fonthill Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0764 / 51°4'35"N

Longitude: -2.1105 / 2°6'37"W

OS Eastings: 392355

OS Northings: 130794

OS Grid: ST923307

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.F7Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 66G8.PMC

Entry Name: Group of 4 Statues of the Four Seasons, About 400 Metres South East of Remains of Fonthill Abbey

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320873

Location: Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Fonthill Gifford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Fonthill Gifford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

FONTHILL GIFFORD FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD
ST 93 SW (east side)

1/310 Group of 4 statues of the Four
Seasons, about 400m south-east
of remains of Fonthill Abbey

GV II

Group of 4 statues. Mid C19. Limestone, near life-size statues of
the Four Seasons on plinth. Reputedly bought by the Marquess of
Westminster in the Paris Exhibition 1855 or 1867, for the gardens
surrounding Fonthill Abbey (1846 by William Burn, demolished 1955).
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)


Listing NGR: ST9235530794

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