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Description: Ionic Temple at West End of South Terrace
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335628
OS Grid Reference: SK3912497554
OS Grid Coordinates: 439124, 397554
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4733, -1.4120
SK39NE WENTWORTH WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE
4/121 Ionic Temple at
west end of south
Ornamental temple. Possibly as early as 1735. By Henry Flitcroft
(engraving). For Thomas Watson Wentworth. Ashlar sandstone.
Peristyle rotunda. 3-step plinth to Ionic colonnade with full
entablature. Stepped lower courses to saucer dome.
Interior : square sandstone plinth to weathered marble statue of
Hercules in lion-skin cape clubbing mythical beast.
Engraving in York Minster Library, Topographical Prints, Wentworth.
Listing NGR: SK3912497554
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Source: English Heritage
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