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Description: Temple 50 Metres South West of Encombe House
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109242
OS Grid Reference: SY9435978538
OS Grid Coordinates: 394359, 78538
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6065, -2.0811
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CORFE CASTLE ENCOMBE
SY 94 78
Temple 50m south-west of
Garden pavilion. Late C18 - early C19. Ashlar stone walls, slate roof with
pedimented gables. In 2 sections. Section facing east has pedimented gable
with moulded cornice, supported on 4 Tuscan columns. Raised on a flight of
stone steps with simple stone-balustrade walls. Section facing west, now used
as garage has plastered pedimented gable with a semi-circular opening, supported
on 3 Ionic columns. From the centre of each flank wall a plastered wing wall with
stone coping, swept up to the temple building. (RCHM, Monument 11 Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9435978538
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Source: English Heritage
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