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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
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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