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Description: Garden Temple 130m East South East of Kingston Maurward House
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106326
OS Grid Reference: SY7166990981
OS Grid Coordinates: 371669, 90981
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7178, -2.4027
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SY 79 SW KINGSTON MAURWARD
8/138 Garden temple 130m
east south east of
26.1.56 Kingston Maurward
Garden temple. Late C18. Brick structure with ashlar stone frontage. Roof
concealed behind parapet. At the front, a portico, with 2 Tuscan columns
supporting entablature and pediment. At each end, curved ashlar wing walls,
the entablature continuing along these, finishing in rectangular piers, with
the cornice returned round them. In each wing wall a round headed niche.
Plinth to wing walls continues line of column bases. A flight of 5 moulded
stone steps, with solid balustrade walls, leads up to portico. At rear of
this, a pair of moulded panelled doors, with moulded architrave, frieze and
simple moulded cornice supported on consoles at each end. (RCHM Monument 4
Dorset Vol II)
Listing NGR: SY7166990981
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Source: English Heritage
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