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Temple of Flora

A Grade I Listed Building in Chatsworth, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2285 / 53°13'42"N

Longitude: -1.6109 / 1°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 426072

OS Northings: 370232

OS Grid: SK260702

Mapcode National: GBR 57P.MJK

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.735S

Entry Name: Temple of Flora

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81628

Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Chatsworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF CHATSWORTH CHATSWORTH GARDENS
SK 2670
6/62
12.7.67 Temple of Flora
GV I

Originally bowling house, now public entrance to gardens.
1693-5 probably by William Talman. Moved to its present
position c1765. Sandstone ashlar. Roof hidden behind parapets.
Square in plan. South front of four fluted Roman Doric columns.
Triglyph frieze, moulded cornice and three-bay balustraded
parapet, the piers supporting four urns. Externally the side
walls are plain and the north wall has broad pilasters with
deeply carved drops of drapery and fruit. The interior has to
the side walls blind doorways with moulded architraves and panel
above, flanked by half domed niches with sunk panels above. The
back wall has a large half-domed niche with a doorway cut
through the lower part and a sculpture above. Flanked by
half-domed niches and sunk panels. Moulded cornice and coved
ceiling. The Gardens and Park are included on the Gardens
Register at Grade I.


Listing NGR: SK2607270232

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