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Gothic Temple

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9725 / 52°58'21"N

Longitude: -1.5268 / 1°31'36"W

OS Eastings: 431877

OS Northings: 341789

OS Grid: SK318417

Mapcode National: GBR 6D6.QSG

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.JK61

Entry Name: Gothic Temple

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78947

Location: Weston Underwood, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/105 (North Side)
Gothic Temple,
13.2. Kedleston Park
Folly, now house. c1758-9. Probably by Robert Adam. Red brick
faced in sandstone ashlar. Roof hidden behind parapets. Single
storey. Gothic style with Dec detail. West elevation of three
bays, divided by triple shafted columns with shaft rings and
stiff leaf capitals. Each bay has a 3-light pointed window
with surprisingly correct reticulated tracery and crocketed
ogee hoodmould. Over each window is a trefoiled super arch with
upright leaf responds. Blank shields in spandrels and below the
sills. Moulded cornice and parapet above with blind triangular
headed motifs. The centre bay has a second tall parapet with a
blind cross arrow slit, flanked by pierced quatrefoils. Lozenge
frieze above. Four crocketed pinnacles. Narrow north and south
elevations with) similar parapets and centre bay, flanked by
narrow blind bays. Lower block to west. The interior has stucco
work by Vassali.

Source: See drawing amongst the Adam Collection at the Soane

Listing NGR: SK3187741789

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