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Temple of Health, Blenheim

Description: Temple of Health

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253016

OS Grid Reference: SP4444716040
OS Grid Coordinates: 444447, 216040
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8412, -1.3562

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX20 1QA

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

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Listing Text

8/30 Temple of Health
- II*
Shown on Ordnance Survay map as Temple of Diana.
Temple. 1789, by John Yenn. Limestone ashlar; gabled Welsh slate roof.
Corinthian tetrastyle temple. Dentilled pediment above Corinthian columns in
antis, which have grey stone capitals. Interior: medallion of George III and
Latin inscription in commemoration of his recovery from prolonged period of
mental illness.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p475; D. Green: Blenheim Palace, 1951, p283)

Listing NGR: SP4444716040

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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