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Description: Pantheon Adjoining Ince Blundell Hall
Date Listed: 11 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 216466
OS Grid Reference: SD3273502992
OS Grid Coordinates: 332735, 402992
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5193, -3.0160
There is also a scheduled monument, Wayside Cross 150m North East of Ince Blundell Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
INCE BLUNDELL PARK WALL ROAD
SD 30 SW
Gallery. 1802-10. For Henry Blundell, (Housed Blundell's
collection of antiquities). Stone with lead dome. Modelled
on the Pantheon, Rome. Round on plan, with tetrastyle Ionic
portico to south east. Frieze, cornice and large dome with
oculus. Entrance flanked by niches and with relief panels
above. Portico flanked by round niches with busts. Frieze
and pediment of portico have classical relief panels.
Interior faced with marble has Ionic pilastrade with
roundels and triglyphs in frieze. Coffered dome has ribs of
fasces and panels with rosettes. 4 Venetian recesses with
Ionic columns and dosserets; between are large niches
flanked by smaller niches with round recesses above.
Octagonal vestibule with round-headed recesses connects this
item with Ince Blundell Hall (q.v.)
Listing NGR: SD3273502992
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Source: English Heritage
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