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The Queens Temple

A Grade I Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0335 / 52°2'0"N

Longitude: -1.0142 / 1°0'51"W

OS Eastings: 467723

OS Northings: 237696

OS Grid: SP677376

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.GDJ

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.C4PX

Entry Name: The Queens Temple

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396461

Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Stowe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stowe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


The Queens Temple


Pavilion of c1740 by Gibbs, remodelled c1770. Balustraded parapet, ashlar
stone, rusticated to basement 3-bay corinthian portico on south approached
by stone steps with balustrades. Glazed central opening, niches with urns
each side. North front also has slightly projecting pedimented centre with
curved Ionic portico, flanking niches. Interior: decorations by Valdre.
Floor has Roman tesselated pavement moved from Foscott 1839-40.(RCHM II
p.286 MON 1)

Listing NGR: SP6772437697

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