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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319523
Location: Odstock, Wiltshire, SP5
Civil Parish: Odstock
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SU 12 NE ODSTOCK LONGFORD PARK
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Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).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
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