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Fountain in Front of the Orangery at Longleat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horningsham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1867 / 51°11'12"N

Longitude: -2.2749 / 2°16'29"W

OS Eastings: 380886

OS Northings: 143090

OS Grid: ST808430

Mapcode National: GBR 0SY.FPN

Mapcode Global: VH97M.JF7M

Entry Name: Fountain in Front of the Orangery at Longleat House

Listing Date: 1 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313362

Location: Horningsham, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Horningsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(north side)
2/141 Fountain in front of the
Orangery at Longleat House


Fountain. Early C19. Limestone. Circular pond with moulded stone
verge to shallow bowl lined with cobbles and tiles, fountain in
scalloped bowl on pedestal surrounded by three cupids. Sculptor
unknown. Part of a formal garden in front of the orangery (q.v.),
the four urns were part of a redesigned garden plan by Russell
Page, 1940s. (D. Burnett, Longleat, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST8088643090

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