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Ionic Temple and Obelisk in Chiswick Park, Hounslow

Description: Ionic Temple and Obelisk in Chiswick Park

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 202436

OS Grid Reference: TQ2086277563
OS Grid Coordinates: 520862, 177563
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4841, -0.2608

Location: Hounslow, Greater London W4 2RW

Locality: Hounslow
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W4 2RW

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Listing Text

Ionic Temple and Obelisk
in Chiswick Park
TQ 2077 20/105C


C18. Circular domed brick temple with tetrastyle portico. Stylobate of
7 steps, fluted Ionic columns, entablature with carved basso relievo frieze,
pediment, round-headed arch, semi-circular half-domed alcoves to side walls.
Now being restored 1968. The temple faces a circular pond in the centre
of which is a stone obelisk on a plinth. NMR.

Chiswick House, the garden buildings and ornaments form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2086277563

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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