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Latitude: 51.0788 / 51°4'43"N
Longitude: -1.8506 / 1°51'2"W
OS Eastings: 410562
OS Northings: 131062
OS Grid: SU105310
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZV.6Z5
Mapcode Global: FRA 7608.GW3
Entry Name: Image Bridge
Listing Date: 8 June 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319374
Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2
Civil Parish: Wilton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Wilton St Mary and St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
5409 WILTON PARK
SU 13 SW 1/132
1822. Over River Wylye. Architect Sir Richard Westmacott, builder named
Fisher. Stone faced, ashlar below and vermiculated parapet and side piers.
Chiefly notable for 2 large marble statues - probably by Sir Richard which
stand on ledge backed by the parapet which is lower in comparison to the
statues. Originally intended that the parapet should form a screen behind.
Statues probably represent Ceres (to left) and Bacchus (to right). The bridge
is of 3 segmental arches - the centre one taller and wider - pointed breakwater
and side piers with slits having rustic voussoirs. Projecting band below
parapet. Flanking the central arch are pedestals for the statues. East
side plain ashlar.
Listing NGR: SU1056231062
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