Description: Ionic Temple
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
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SE 58 NE RIEVAULX RIEVAULX TERRACE
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
Source: English Heritage
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