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The Temple at Sk 031399, Checkley

Description: The Temple at Sk 031399

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 274932

OS Grid Reference: SK0310039900
OS Grid Coordinates: 403100, 339900
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9565, -1.9553

Location: Hollington Road, Checkley, Staffordshire ST10 4HB

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4HB

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Listing Text


9/128 The Temple at
SK 031399 (formerly listed
2.5.53 as Heath House Temple)
- II

Folly. Temple constructed in the 1850s using parts of the then recently
demolished Heath House by Thomas Trubshaw of the 1820s. Sandstone
ashlar. Circular plan on stepped plinth. Eight Ionic columns support
a plain frieze, cornice and coursed stone dome. The temple is a rather
distant, and now obscured, prospect from Heath House (qv).

Listing NGR: SK0310039900

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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