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The Temple in Osterley Park, Hounslow

Description: The Temple in Osterley Park

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 202604

OS Grid Reference: TQ1426678110
OS Grid Coordinates: 514266, 178110
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4904, -0.3555

Location: Hounslow, Greater London TW7 6BE

Locality: Hounslow
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: TW7 6BE

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Listing Text


The Temple in Osterley Park
TQ 1478 25/347


Good early Georgian summerhouse. Portland stone. 2 double-hung sashes. 4 wall pilasters and 4 Roman Doric columns, entablature and pediment. Interior- Ornate plaster ceiling copied circa 1930 from the original C18 work. The Orangery, by Robert Adam, circa 1780, has been destroyed by fire.

Osterley House, the Stables, the Temple and the Aviary form a group with the "Roman Bridge" which is in the grounds to the North in the Borough of Ealing.

NGR: TQ1426578110

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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