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Classical Temple at Ngr S0 7625 9911, Worfield

Description: Classical Temple at Ngr S0 7625 9911

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255151

OS Grid Reference: SO7625099110
OS Grid Coordinates: 376250, 299110
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5893, -2.3520

Location: Badger, Shropshire WV15 5LS

Locality: Worfield
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV15 5LS

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Listing Text


7/62 Classical Temple at N.G.R.
S0 7625 9911


- II

Classical temple/rotunda. Probably late C18. Attributed to Wyatt.
Sandstone and stuccoed red brick, Roman cement to dome. Circular open
fronted colonnade of 4 Tuscan columns with square pads to top and bottom,
plain frieze supporting moulded entablature, ribbed dome; approached
by a flight of 4 shallow steps, the temple is terraced into the hill
on a rock outcrop. The back wall of the interior retains a stone bench
and the square holes for the wooden seat above. The lower of the 2 paths
to the east is tunnelled for a distance of approximately 15m through
the natural rock, a feature designed, no doubt, to give added interest
to the approach to the temple.

Listing NGR: SO7625099110

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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