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Large Urns
Longleat Urn
and Pedestal
Large William Kent Urn c.1735.
Probably one of the finest urns
ever designed by this celebrated
architect and designer. Ideal for
Avenues and vistas, four of the six
original urns can still be seen at
Longleat House.
Although usually purchased
together, the Longleat Urn C7500A
and Longleat Pedestal C7500B can
be purchased separately.
Dimensions
Total height: 248.9cm (98 ins)
Urn
Height: 149.5cm (59 ins)
Height without lid: 105.4cm (41½ ins)
Diameter: 63.5cm (25 ins)
Square base: 45.8cm (18 ins)
Pedestal
Height: 100.3cm (39½ ins)
Square base: 65.0cm (25¾ ins)
Code C7500
Northbourne Finial
Reproduced from an original at
Lord Nothbourne’s seat, this elegant
finial is in a limited edition of 200.
Each finial comes with a numbered
certificate.
Illustrated with a C5200B pedestal.
Dimensions
Height: 137.0cm (54 ins)
Diameter: 63.0cm (25 ins)
Square neck base: 53.5cm (21 ins)
Code C7520
Great Urns
designed by
William Kent
For many years Chilstone have
manufactured urns from original
designs by one of the greatest
garden and landscape designers
ever, William Kent. His work has
been enormously influential all
over the world and epitomises
the English Garden style. He
influenced the great designers
who followed including Humphrey
Repton and Capability Brown,
himself a student of William Kent.
Illustrated here are two urns
designed by William Kent,
the Pope’s Urn (named after
Alexander Pope) and the
Longleat Urn (based on a set of
six at Longleat). These great Urns
feature in a famous reference
work of the time ‘Some Designs
of Inigo Jones and Mr William
Kent’ by Vardy 1744
These are among our most
popular pieces and Chilstone
also make the William Kent urn.
T
Tip: Both of these great Urns
are also used as finials over
large gate piers.
The Longleat Pedestal and
Pope’s Urn Pedestal are
interchangeable and can also
be used with the Victoria,
Nothbourne, Chalybeate
and William Kent Urns.
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