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Description: Tuscan Temple
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328281
OS Grid Reference: SE6070682624
OS Grid Coordinates: 460706, 482624
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2357, -1.0701
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SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE
6/55 Tuscan Temple
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
Temple in grounds of Duncombe Park (qv). c1730 in Palladian style.
Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Circular peripteral plan. Tuscan columns
on stepped podium. 6 fielded-panel door. 3 sash windows with glazing
bars. Plain frieze and moulded cornice. Low drum with circular window
with radial glazing bars. Cornice. Hemispherical dome. Interior: door
and windows in bead and egg and dart moulded frames and shell-niches
between. Broken scroll pediment above door supports 2 putti holding a
medallion. Coffered ceiling with 2 putti holding a garland in the
centre. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life, December 5 and
12, 1957; Pevsner, 'Yorkshire: the North Riding', 1966.
Listing NGR: SE6070582624
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Source: English Heritage
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