This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.1044 / 51°6'15"N
Longitude: -2.3236 / 2°19'24"W
OS Eastings: 377438
OS Northings: 133952
OS Grid: ST774339
Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.MCK
Mapcode Global: VH97Z.NHYP
Entry Name: The Palladian Bridge
Listing Date: 6 January 1966
Last Amended: 9 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1131099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321249
Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12
Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Upper Stour
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD GARDENS
ST 73 SE
6/143 The Palladian Bridge
(formerly listed as
6.1.66 The Five Arch Bridge)
Bridge carrying turfed track over west arm of Garden Lake. 1762
for Henry Hoare, the design from Leoni's The Architecture of
Palladio, Book III, published in 1721. Limestone. Five segmental
arches with rusticated voussoirs and dropped keystones, cutwaters
on both sides, plat band to plain parapet with pitched coping,
square end piers. Important element in the view of the lake from
Stourton High Street.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)
Listing NGR: ST7743733952
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings