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Image Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wilton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0788 / 51°4'43"N

Longitude: -1.8506 / 1°51'2"W

OS Eastings: 410562

OS Northings: 131062

OS Grid: SU105310

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZV.6Z5

Mapcode Global: FRA 7608.GW3

Entry Name: Image Bridge

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319374

Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: 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

Image Bridge
SU 13 SW 1/132


1822. Over River Wylye. Architect Sir Richard Westmacott, builder named
Fisher. Stone faced, ashlar below and vermiculated parapet and side piers.
Chiefly notable for 2 large marble statues - probably by Sir Richard which
stand on ledge backed by the parapet which is lower in comparison to the
statues. Originally intended that the parapet should form a screen behind.
Statues probably represent Ceres (to left) and Bacchus (to right). The bridge
is of 3 segmental arches - the centre one taller and wider - pointed breakwater
and side piers with slits having rustic voussoirs. Projecting band below
parapet. Flanking the central arch are pedestals for the statues. East
side plain ashlar.

Listing NGR: SU1056231062

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

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