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Temple Greenhouse,croome Park, Croome D'abitot

Description: Temple Greenhouse,croome Park

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 152535

OS Grid Reference: SO8814144996
OS Grid Coordinates: 388141, 244996
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1032, -2.1745

Location: Croome d'Abitot, Worcestershire WR8 9DW

Locality: Croome D'abitot
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR8 9DW

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Listing Text


3/1 Temple Greenhouse, Croome
25.3.68 (formerly listed as Temple
Greenhouse or Orangery,
Croome Park)

GV 1

Lakeside temple c.1760 by Robert Adam. Bath stone Roman Doric oblong building
with central hexastyle portico with pediment richly carved with giant, basket
of flowers. Roman Doric pilaster responds and outer angles. Entablature
around. Glass screens between columns of c.1800 now removed. To each side
a window with glazing bars, originally niches with statues of Ceres and Flora
and above relief carved panels. End gables pedimented with arches recess.
Design in Soane Museum dated 1760. Dean. HORTUS CROOMENSIS 1824. Grice. TRANS
WORCS ARCH SOC 1976 pp 41-51.

Listing NGR: SO8814144996

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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