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Latitude: 51.9795 / 51°58'46"N
Longitude: -1.7528 / 1°45'9"W
OS Eastings: 417078
OS Northings: 231257
OS Grid: SP170312
Mapcode National: GBR 4P8.TZ4
Mapcode Global: VHB1H.KHRV
Entry Name: Temple to Surya and Circular Pool in Gardens of Sezincote House
Listing Date: 11 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089501
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128755
Location: Sezincote, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56
Civil Parish: Sezincote
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Longborough with Sezincote
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SEZINCOTE SEZINCOTE PARK
SP 13 SE
4/117 Temple to Surya and circular
pool in gardens of
Temple to sun god Surya at NGR 1707 3126. Early C19; by Thomas Daniell for
Sir Charles Cockerell. Limestone base surmounted by grey unpolished
marble temple. 2 Coade stone models of Brahmin bulls either side
of entrance dated London 1814. Rectangular stepped plinth rising
up to small square temple with open front. 4 engaged square
columns at corners with rosette decoration at top. Figure of god
Surya in relief against rear wall with rosettes to either side the
heads of 7 horses in relief below. Stepped pyramidal roof with
finial. The temple stands in front of a circular pool with curving
rockery to either side with 6 regularly spaced indentations.
Large shells lie along margin of pool. Central projecting feature
covered with foliage in centre of pool.
Listing NGR: SP1707831257
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