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Latitude: 54.2521 / 54°15'7"N
Longitude: -1.1154 / 1°6'55"W
OS Eastings: 457732
OS Northings: 484407
OS Grid: SE577844
Mapcode National: GBR NMN8.9H
Mapcode Global: WHD8L.VD13
Entry Name: Doric Temple
Listing Date: 4 January 1955
Last Amended: 18 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1149251
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328347
Location: Rievaulx, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Rievaulx
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 58 SE RIEVAULX RIEVAULX TERRACE
5/121 Doric Temple
(Formerly listed as
4.1.55 Tuscan Temple on
Temple. Wrongly shown on OS map as Tuscan Temple. 1758. Probably by
Sir Thomas Robinson. Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Circular, peripteral
dodecastyle plan. Doric columns raised on podium. 10 steps to half-
glazed fielded-panel door. 3 round-headed sash windows with thick
glazing bars. Metope and triglyph frieze with paterae and bocrania.
Low drum and hemispherical dome. Interior: Medieval floor tiles from
Rievaulx Abbey. Door beneath pediment carried on brackets. Swags and
heads above windows. Moulded modillion cornice with leaf frieze.
Coffered ceiling with painting of Ganymede in centre. Pevsner,
Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966; Hussey, 'Duncombe Park, Yorkshire -
II', Country Life, December 12, 1957.
Listing NGR: SE5773384408
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