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Fishing Temple in Grounds of Holywell Hall, Careby Aunby and Holywell

Description: Fishing Temple in Grounds of Holywell Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 194016

OS Grid Reference: SK9991915931
OS Grid Coordinates: 499919, 315931
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7318, -0.5217

Location: Careby, Lincolnshire PE9 4DS

Locality: Careby Aunby and Holywell
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 4DS

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Listing Text


8/41 Fishing Temple in
grounds of
30.10.68 Holywell Hall
(formerly listed as
garden temple)

G.V. II*

Garden temple. c.1732. Ashlar, hipped slate roof with lead
dressings. Single storey, 5 bay front having plinth, rusticated
quoins, moulded cornice, the middle 3 bays are slightly advanced
and pedimented in form of a Doric portico flanked by single
glazing bar sashes with stepped keyblocks. In the central
pediment is an oval plaque bearing a male head in profile. The
recessed central open chamber has double 6 panelled doors in
rusticated surrounds with stepped keyblocks in the side..walls.
The side chambers retain limestone diamond flags, dado rails and
cornices. This temple is identical to one designed by James
Gibbs at Hackwood and published in his Book of Architecture in

Listing NGR: SK9991915931

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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