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Temple of Diana, Blenheim

Description: Temple of Diana

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253014

OS Grid Reference: SP4400415834
OS Grid Coordinates: 444004, 215834
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8394, -1.3627

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1PS

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1PS

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Listing Text

2/28 Temple of Diana
- II*
Temple. 1772-3, by Sir William Chambers. Limestone ashlar; gabled Welsh slate
roof. Ionic tetrastyle temple. Pediment with Greek inscription in tympanum, over
grey stone frieze with ribboned swags; Ionic columns in antis with grey stone
capitals. Interior: wheatear festoons over oval medallions, with classical
figures to centre.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p474)

Listing NGR: SP4400415834

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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