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The Temple at Sk 031399

A Grade II Listed Building in Checkley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9565 / 52°57'23"N

Longitude: -1.9553 / 1°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 403100

OS Northings: 339900

OS Grid: SK031399

Mapcode National: GBR 37V.QGM

Mapcode Global: WHBD3.YY2C

Entry Name: The Temple at Sk 031399

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Last Amended: 8 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274932

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Checkley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Checkley St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 03 NW CHECKLEY C.P. HOLLINGTON ROAD (north
side)

9/128 The Temple at
SK 031399 (formerly listed
2.5.53 as Heath House Temple)
- II

Folly. Temple constructed in the 1850s using parts of the then recently
demolished Heath House by Thomas Trubshaw of the 1820s. Sandstone
ashlar. Circular plan on stepped plinth. Eight Ionic columns support
a plain frieze, cornice and coursed stone dome. The temple is a rather
distant, and now obscured, prospect from Heath House (qv).


Listing NGR: SK0310039900

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