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Latitude: 51.0763 / 51°4'34"N
Longitude: -2.1134 / 2°6'48"W
OS Eastings: 392149
OS Northings: 130778
OS Grid: ST921307
Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.DHQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 66G8.NH1
Entry Name: Sculpture of the Four Seasons, approximately 390m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey
Listing Date: 6 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 320873
Location: Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, SP3
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
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
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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