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Temple at Temple Hill, Godmersham

Description: Temple at Temple Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181555

OS Grid Reference: TR0668051046
OS Grid Coordinates: 606680, 151046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2212, 0.9584

Location: Godmersham, Kent CT4 7DT

Locality: Godmersham
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 7DT

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Listing Text


4/29 Temple at Temple Hill

27.11.57 II

Summerhouse. Late C18. Wood columns, brick, plaster. Doric
portico on 3 steps with 4 columns supproting triglyph frieze
with rosettes and rams' head in metopes, ornamented soffites
and pediment over. Double panelled door flanked by fluted Doric
pilasters and round arched windows. Over the door an inscribed
A.C. S A.Q.
F.T. E.A.

Interior: C20 plaster board with 2 niches. Said to be where Jane
Austen wrote some of her works (see C.L. Feb. 16. 1945, 291).

Listing NGR: TR0615251016

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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