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The Temple, Euston

Description: The Temple

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284156

OS Grid Reference: TL9041278412
OS Grid Coordinates: 590412, 278412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3707, 0.7956

Location: Euston, Suffolk IP24 2QJ

Locality: Euston
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP24 2QJ

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Listing Text


5/35 The Temple
- II*

Banqueting house. 1746: Designed by William Kent for the 2nd
Duke of Grafton in Palladian style. White brick, with stone
dressings, cornice and pediment, and unusual rustications in
white and pale grey flint. Domed, lead-covered roof to centre
with triangular pediment, said to have been reconstructed after a
fire, omitting some of the original interior decoration (see
Pevsner). 2-storey centre with a pedimented small-paned sash
window to front and back, and 2 lower flanking extensions with
semi-circular headed niches. On each side, a dog-leg stair with
stone balustrades leads up to the principal room on the first
floor. Below this room is another, with 4 free-standing Tuscan

Listing NGR: TL9041278412

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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