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Latitude: 51.1023 / 51°6'8"N
Longitude: -3.0705 / 3°4'13"W
OS Eastings: 325145
OS Northings: 134213
OS Grid: ST251342
Mapcode National: GBR M2.BXLD
Mapcode Global: VH7DN.QKMB
Entry Name: Temple at Ngr St 2515 3421
Listing Date: 28 July 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269306
Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5
Civil Parish: Goathurst
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
In the entry for:
ST 23 SE GOATHURST HALSWELL PARK
7/44 Temple at NGR ST 2515
the description shall be amended as follows:
In the first line delete "Early C18" and insert "1767 by Thomas Prowse for Sir Charles
Halswell, in memory of Peregrine Palmer, MP for the University of Oxford, who died in
At the end of the description insert "Country Life, 9 February 1989."
ST23SE GOATHURST CP
7/44 Temple at NGR ST 2515 3421
Psuedo-peripteral temple. Early C18. Ashlar, slate roof, pedimental end gables, rusticated side walls; architrave,
frieze and cornice all round on Ionic columns, 7 along each side elevation, 5 engaged and 2 free-standing forming
supports for portico on frontage which faces towards Halswell House (qv); 4 columns across front of portico. Architrave
door opening, moulded ledge-hood on brackets, double-panelled doors missing at time of re- survey, (March I1851.
Interior with remains of plaster ceiling and ornamental cornice; aedicule to rear wall. Much damage being caused by
tree and shrub growth around stylobate. (Pevsner N., Buildings of England, South and West Somrset, 1958; Country Life,
Nov 21, 1908; Collinson, Sonerset I, 1791; VCH somerset II, 1911; Garden History, V, 3, 1977; Jones B., Follies and
Listing NGR: ST2514534213
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