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Temple of Diana

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8394 / 51°50'21"N

Longitude: -1.3627 / 1°21'45"W

OS Eastings: 444003

OS Northings: 215836

OS Grid: SP440158

Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.Q92

Mapcode Global: VHCXD.B1F7

Entry Name: Temple of Diana

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253014

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP41NW
2/28 Temple of Diana
- II*
Temple. 1772-3, by Sir William Chambers. Limestone ashlar; gabled Welsh slate
roof. Ionic tetrastyle temple. Pediment with Greek inscription in tympanum, over
grey stone frieze with ribboned swags; Ionic columns in antis with grey stone
capitals. Interior: wheatear festoons over oval medallions, with classical
figures to centre.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p474)


Listing NGR: SP4400315836

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