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Temple in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House, Bishopstrow

Description: Temple in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313231

OS Grid Reference: ST8967444068
OS Grid Coordinates: 389674, 144068
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1957, -2.1491

Location: Boreham Road, Bishopstrow, Wiltshire BA12 9HH

Locality: Bishopstrow
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9HH

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Listing Text

ST 84 SE
(south side)
3/14 Temple in the grounds of
Bishopstrow House


Doric rotunda. Dated 1770 on floor. Limestone with lead domed
roof. Two-step stylobate with 8 Tuscan columns, frieze with
triglyphs, modillioned cornice to dome with ball finial. Circular
stone floor with words 'Erected 1770'. Picturesque setting in
gardens beside River Wylye, erected for C17 Bishopstrow House,
destroyed c.1800 and replaced by present Bishopstrow House (q.v.)
to north of Warminster Road; the gardens and house linked by tunnel
(q.v.) under road.

Listing NGR: ST8967444068

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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