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Sculpture of the Four Elements, approximately 480m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0759 / 51°4'33"N

Longitude: -2.1123 / 2°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 392226

OS Northings: 130736

OS Grid: ST922307

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y5.DSM

Mapcode Global: FRA 66G8.NXC

Entry Name: Sculpture of the Four Elements, approximately 480m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320874

Location: Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

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

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This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 9 October 2018.

ST 93 SW
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FONTHILL GIFFORD
FONTHILL ABBEY WOOD (east side)
Sculpture of the Four Elements, approximately 480m south-east of the remains of Old Fonthill Abbey

(Formerly listed as Group of four statues of th Four Elements, about 400m south-east of the remains of Fonthill Abbey)

GV
II
Sculptural group. 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).

Listing NGR: ST9236830762

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