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Corinthian Temple, Stainborough

Description: Corinthian Temple

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 333922

OS Grid Reference: SE3199603083
OS Grid Coordinates: 431996, 403082
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5234, -1.5188

Location: Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3ES

Locality: Stainborough
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 3ES

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Listing Text

1/47 Corinthian Temple
Garden temple. 1766 for the Second Earl of Strafford, restored 1976. Ashlar
sandstone, stone slate roof. Small prostyle temple with 4 Corinthian columns
set on 3-step stylobate; full entablature beneath hipped roof. Rear wall with
each return having an arched recess with impost band, rectangular recess over.
Overlooks the south lawn of Wentworth Castle used for playing croquet. Columns
carved by John Platt of Rotherham.
Country Life, 'Wentworth Castle II', Oct 25th, 1924, p64 (plate).

Listing NGR: SE3199603082

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Source: English Heritage

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