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The Ionic Temple, Farnborough

Description: The Ionic Temple

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305586

OS Grid Reference: SP4308349066
OS Grid Coordinates: 443083, 249066
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1382, -1.3719

Location: Farnborough, Warwickshire OX17 1DU

Locality: Farnborough
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 1DU

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Listing Text

SP 4349 Farnborough Hall
The Ionic Temple
(formerly listed
as: Ionic Temple)


Temple. c1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar and imitation ashlar render. Slate roof. Pedimented tetrastyle Ionic portico with fluted frieze and moulded cornice. Interior plastered. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller; a major example of mid C18 landscape design. (Sources: Jackson-Stops G: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook: 1984; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966: 293; Nares G: Farnborough Hall: Country Life: 11 and 18 February 1954; Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (English Heritage): Part 42 Warwickshire).

Listing NGR: SP4308349066

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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