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Temple 50 Metres South West of Encombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6065 / 50°36'23"N

Longitude: -2.0811 / 2°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 394359

OS Northings: 78538

OS Grid: SY943785

Mapcode National: GBR 33T.W4H

Mapcode Global: FRA 67JG.H38

Entry Name: Temple 50 Metres South West of Encombe House

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109242

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Kingston St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 94 78
Temple 50m south-west of
Encombe House
Garden pavilion. Late C18 - early C19. Ashlar stone walls, slate roof with
pedimented gables. In 2 sections. Section facing east has pedimented gable
with moulded cornice, supported on 4 Tuscan columns. Raised on a flight of
stone steps with simple stone-balustrade walls. Section facing west, now used
as garage has plastered pedimented gable with a semi-circular opening, supported
on 3 Ionic columns. From the centre of each flank wall a plastered wing wall with
stone coping, swept up to the temple building. (RCHM, Monument 11 Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9435978538

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