History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

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

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C3V3VGQ+93

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.