This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 51.9932 / 51°59'35"N
Longitude: -0.616 / 0°36'57"W
OS Eastings: 495125
OS Northings: 233651
OS Grid: SP951336
Mapcode National: GBR F26.T90
Mapcode Global: VHFQY.85QC
Entry Name: Temple on Island in Lower Drakeloe Pond
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114023
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38289
Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Woburn
Built-Up Area: Woburn
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Woburn
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 9433-9533 WOBURN WOBURN PARK
8/193 Temple on island in Lower
Ornamental temple in 'Chinese Gothick' style. c.1749 or earlier. Painted
timber, originally partly gilded. Single-storeyed open octagonal structure,
with 3-stage swept-out pagoda-style roof. 8 slender columns with bands of
painted decoration. Ogee arches, each haunch interrupted by shallow step at
mid-point. Spandrel decoration includes moulded painted flowers. Roof
retains traces of painted decoration.
C Aslet "Park and Garden Buildings at Woburn", Country Life, 1983, April 7th,
pp 860-1; H Hayward and P Kirkham, William and John Linnell, London 1980, pp
18 and 19.
Listing NGR: SP9512533651
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings