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The Temple

A Grade I Listed Building in Holkham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9421 / 52°56'31"N

Longitude: 0.7992 / 0°47'57"E

OS Eastings: 588190

OS Northings: 341965

OS Grid: TF881419

Mapcode National: GBR R5X.JW7

Mapcode Global: WHKPL.79VW

Entry Name: The Temple

Listing Date: 30 November 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223336

Location: Holkham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR23

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Holkham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Holkham St Withburga

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

HOLKAM
TF 84SE THE AVENUE
(west side)

5/51 The Temple

30.11.51 I
Garden Temple. 1729-31 by William Kent. Gault brick partly stuccoed wlth
limestone dressings. Slate roofs over portico and side wings, lead covered
dome. Pedimented portico with medallion metope frieze. Two Roman Doric columns
in antis with egg and dart echinus. Central block supporting domed octagon
linked to portico by two semi-circular arches. Sash windows with glazing bars,
plain stone band at sill level. Diocletian windows in E and W sides of octagon.
Two lower side wings in part-pediments, moulded brick eaves.

Interior: fine doorway to portico uith lugged architrave surmounted by broken
pediment. Pulvinated frieze. Moulded plaster cornice at springing of dome.
Four semi-circular headed niches.


Listing NGR: TF8819041965

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