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Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together with Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0782 / 51°4'41"N

Longitude: -1.8608 / 1°51'38"W

OS Eastings: 409847

OS Northings: 130992

OS Grid: SU098309

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZT.BCR

Mapcode Global: FRA 66Z8.JWC

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing Italian Garden Together with Fountain

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319363

Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Wilton

Built-Up Area: Wilton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Wilton St Mary and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Walls enclosing
Italian Garden
together with
SU 0930 5/123


Circa 1825-50. Low dwarf wall on 3 sides with alternate lead statues and
vases on dies. West end apsed with central entrance. Steps in front of
loggia (qv) with scrolls to piers.
A considerable amount of statuary principally provided by the firm of Austen
& Seeley 1845-51. Accurate copies of C17 and C18 sculpture see particularly
the lead groups of putti (copied from those made by Nost in early C18). In the
centre of the garden is a fine Renaissance fountain of 3 stages in circular
moulded basin.

Listing NGR: SU0984730992

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