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Wyatt Temple at West End of First Cross-Axis in Gardens at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1870 2192, St Paul's Walden

Description: Wyatt Temple at West End of First Cross-Axis in Gardens at the Bury at Grid Reference Tl 1870 2192

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162993

OS Grid Reference: TL1870021920
OS Grid Coordinates: 518700, 221920
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8832, -0.2768

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8BP

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Listing Text


Wyatt Temple at west end of 1st cross-
axis in gardens at The Bury at Grid Ref
27.5.68 TL 1870 2192 (formerly listed as The
Gardens at St Paul's Walden Bury)

Garden temple. 1775 by James Wyatt for John Conyers, originally erected
at Copped Hall, Essex, moved here c.1950. Moulded stone plinth and
steps, wooden order, stuccoed brick rear part, domed moulded plaster
ceiling, lead ribbed dome with finial. An Ionic temple with seat in
circular interior facing E, approached by 3 steps. Rear part a hemicycle
recess in a stuccoed solid rear part. Semi-circular front has fluted
timber columns with enriched base mouldings, angular volutes, and
entablature with dentilled cornice and swelled frieze, breaking outward
at sides over columns. Plaster sauce-dome with radial moulded ribs,
scallops in a wavy outer band, and elaborate acanthus roundel with
central pendant. Radial paving pattern of black and white stone with
large St. John's cross in centre.

Listing NGR: TL1870021920

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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