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Temple of Mercury 155 Metres East South East of Lynford Hall, Lynford

Description: Temple of Mercury 155 Metres East South East of Lynford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 220977

OS Grid Reference: TL8203694086
OS Grid Coordinates: 582036, 294086
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5143, 0.6812

Location: Lynford, Norfolk IP26 5HW

Locality: Lynford
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP26 5HW

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Listing Text


TL 82079402

8/30 Temple of Mercury
26:8:77 155 metres east south
east of Lynford Hall.


Gazebo. Circa 1862. Designed by W.Burns. Limestone ashlar formerly with
a lead or copper roof. Circular in plan with 6 Roman Doric columns on a
polygonal 3-step crepidoma and a section of plain wall occupying about one
third of the circumference. Continuous plain entablature supporting the
remains of a wooden truss in the form of a hemi-spherical cupola. Formerly
ceiled with sections of fallen plaster cornice surviving. Stone bench
against wall.

Listing NGR: TL8203694086

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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