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The Ionic Temple

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnborough, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1382 / 52°8'17"N

Longitude: -1.3719 / 1°22'18"W

OS Eastings: 443083

OS Northings: 249066

OS Grid: SP430490

Mapcode National: GBR 7RT.V9T

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.5JL6

Entry Name: The Ionic Temple

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 21 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305586

Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Farnborough

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 4349 Farnborough Hall
The Ionic Temple
(formerly listed
as: Ionic Temple)


Temple. c1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar and imitation ashlar render. Slate roof. Pedimented tetrastyle Ionic portico with fluted frieze and moulded cornice. Interior plastered. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller; a major example of mid C18 landscape design. (Sources: Jackson-Stops G: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook: 1984; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966: 293; Nares G: Farnborough Hall: Country Life: 11 and 18 February 1954; Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (English Heritage): Part 42 Warwickshire).

Listing NGR: SP4308349066

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