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Temple at Temple Pool, Upton House, Ratley and Upton

Description: Temple at Temple Pool, Upton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306248

OS Grid Reference: SP3740844584
OS Grid Coordinates: 437408, 244584
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0983, -1.4553

Location: Ratley, Warwickshire OX15 6HT

Locality: Ratley and Upton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6HT

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Listing Text

5/137 Temple at Temple Pool, Upton
30/05/67 House
(Formerly listed as Temple at
Temple Pool)

- II

Garden temple. c.1745. Attributed to Sanderson Miller. Ironstone ashlar with
dressings and front of grey limestone ashlar. Tile roof with parapet. Single
storey. 3-window range. Classical style. Four steps up to full width portico of
single and 2 pairs of alternated Tuscan columns, entablature and steep central
pediment. Plain railings to sides. Main block has angle pilasters and rusticated
alternating quoins. Central glazed double-leaf doors with overlight and sashes
all have stone lintels. Rear of 2 storeys due to steeply-sloping site. Upper
part has rusticated quoins. Central sash, with small gablet above. Lower part
has blocked round-archway. Interior noted as having classical moulded dado rail
and cornice. Prominent position in the centre of the dam at the end of the
Temple Pool.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.439; G. Jackson-Stops; Upton House,
Warwickshire (National Trust Guide) p.27; Upton House, Warwickshire
Architectural Review, Vol LXIX, April 1931, p.126).

Listing NGR: SP3740844584

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Source: English Heritage

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