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Description: The New Temple
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 235509
OS Grid Reference: SP8248554432
OS Grid Coordinates: 482485, 254432
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1820, -0.7950
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8/109 The New Temple
Garden temple and attached house. Mid C18 extended late C19. Limestone ashlar,
lead and slate roof, brick ridge stack. The temple faces former park of Horton
Hall (dem.1936) and site of house to south-west. Tetrastyle portico approached
by 3 moulded stone steps. Ionic order. Pediment and full entablature with
pulvinated frieze. Back wall of portico has central double-leaf, part-glazed
door with moulded stone surround and pulvinated frieze. Blank attic window above
with moulded stone surround. Shallow segmental-headed niches to ground floor
left and right and circular niches above, either side of window. Large late C19
house to rear incorporating temple, of white brick with stone dressings, and
forming T plan.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p265)
Listing NGR: SP8248554432
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Source: English Heritage
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