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Tuscan Temple

A Grade I Listed Building in Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2357 / 54°14'8"N

Longitude: -1.0701 / 1°4'12"W

OS Eastings: 460706

OS Northings: 482624

OS Grid: SE607826

Mapcode National: GBR NMZG.3C

Mapcode Global: WHF9R.JSMP

Entry Name: Tuscan Temple

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 18 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328281

Location: Helmsley, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Helmsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE

6/55 Tuscan Temple
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
General)
GV I

Temple in grounds of Duncombe Park (qv). c1730 in Palladian style.
Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Circular peripteral plan. Tuscan columns
on stepped podium. 6 fielded-panel door. 3 sash windows with glazing
bars. Plain frieze and moulded cornice. Low drum with circular window
with radial glazing bars. Cornice. Hemispherical dome. Interior: door
and windows in bead and egg and dart moulded frames and shell-niches
between. Broken scroll pediment above door supports 2 putti holding a
medallion. Coffered ceiling with 2 putti holding a garland in the
centre. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life, December 5 and
12, 1957; Pevsner, 'Yorkshire: the North Riding', 1966.


Listing NGR: SE6070582624

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