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Ionic Temple, Rievaulx

Description: Ionic Temple

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328346

OS Grid Reference: SE5793185072
OS Grid Coordinates: 457931, 485072
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2580, -1.1122

Location: Rievaulx Bank, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire YO62 5LJ

Locality: Rievaulx
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 5LJ

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Listing Text


3/120 Ionic Temple

Temple. 1758. Probably by Sir Thomas Robinson. Limestone ashlar, lead
roof, stone stack. Rectangular with tetrastyle portico. Podium with
flight of 12 steps to entrance in Ionic portico with dentilled pediment.
6-panel door in cyma recta moulded doorcase. Ridge stack to rear.
Interior: panelled room. White marble fireplace with caryatids and
open-scrolled pediment above. Coved painted ceiling by Giuseppe Mattia
Borgnis (1701-1761). Pevsner, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966;
Hussey, 'Duncombe Park, Yorkshire - II', Country Life, December 12,

Listing NGR: SE5793185076

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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