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Description: Garden Temple in Back Garden of Number 14 (Temple House)
Date Listed: 20 December 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 204797
OS Grid Reference: TQ4080488452
OS Grid Coordinates: 540804, 188452
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5774, 0.0306
Garden Temple in
back garden of No 14
TQ 4088 14/20 20.12.54
Circa 1730-40. Tetrastyle Ionic pedimented portico in wood and plaster. Pulvinated
frieze, modillioned cornice, and blank shield of arms with foliage swags in tympanum.
Soffit of architrave with Greek key ornament. Apsidal interior (open) with enriched
stucco ceiling with oval panel, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Paved floor.
The temple is open without any attached room at the rear, and is a good example
of its kind.
Listing NGR: TQ4080488452
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Source: English Heritage
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