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Garden Temple in Back Garden of Number 14 (Temple House)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Snaresbrook, London

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Latitude: 51.5774 / 51°34'38"N

Longitude: 0.0306 / 0°1'50"E

OS Eastings: 540804

OS Northings: 188452

OS Grid: TQ408884

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.6DM

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.HM15

Entry Name: Garden Temple in Back Garden of Number 14 (Temple House)

Listing Date: 20 December 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204797

Location: Redbridge, London, E11

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Snaresbrook

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wanstead St Mary with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Garden Temple in
back garden of No 14
(Temple House)
TQ 4088 14/20 20.12.54
Circa 1730-40. Tetrastyle Ionic pedimented portico in wood and plaster. Pulvinated
frieze, modillioned cornice, and blank shield of arms with foliage swags in tympanum.
Soffit of architrave with Greek key ornament. Apsidal interior (open) with enriched
stucco ceiling with oval panel, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Paved floor.
The temple is open without any attached room at the rear, and is a good example
of its kind.

Listing NGR: TQ4080488452

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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