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Latitude: 51.0761 / 51°4'34"N
Longitude: -2.1103 / 2°6'37"W
OS Eastings: 392368
OS Northings: 130762
OS Grid: ST923307
Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.F95
Mapcode Global: FRA 66G8.PPP
Entry Name: Group of 4 Statues of the Four Elements, About 400 Metres South East of the Remains of Fonthill Abbey
Listing Date: 6 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 320874
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)
1/311 Group of 4 statues of the Four
Elements, about 400m south-east
of the remains of Fonthill Abbey
Group of 4 statues. Mid C19. Limestone, near life-size statues of
the Four Elements 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: ST9236830762
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