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Temple in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopstrow, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1957 / 51°11'44"N

Longitude: -2.1491 / 2°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 389674

OS Northings: 144068

OS Grid: ST896440

Mapcode National: GBR 1V7.X2C

Mapcode Global: VH97P.P6PP

Entry Name: Temple in the Grounds of Bishopstrow House

Listing Date: 11 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313231

Location: Bishopstrow, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bishopstrow

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishopstrow St Aldhelm

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BISHOPSTROW WARMINSTER ROAD
ST 84 SE
(south side)
3/14 Temple in the grounds of
Bishopstrow House
11.11.76

GV II

Doric rotunda. Dated 1770 on floor. Limestone with lead domed
roof. Two-step stylobate with 8 Tuscan columns, frieze with
triglyphs, modillioned cornice to dome with ball finial. Circular
stone floor with words 'Erected 1770'. Picturesque setting in
gardens beside River Wylye, erected for C17 Bishopstrow House,
destroyed c.1800 and replaced by present Bishopstrow House (q.v.)
to north of Warminster Road; the gardens and house linked by tunnel
(q.v.) under road.


Listing NGR: ST8967444068

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