Temple Of Victory With Railed Enclosure / The Temple At Allerton Park

Date:
30 Jun 2001
Location:
Temple Of Victory With Railed Enclosure, Flaxby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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The Temple At Allerton Park, Flaxby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reference:
IOE01/07631/01
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NORTH YORKSHIRE HARROGATE 5338

SE 45 NW FLAXBY ALLERTON PARK

3/22 Temple of Victory, with railed enclosure (Previously listed 15.3.66 as The Temple at Allerton Park) GV II*

Summer house or view point, with railed enclosure. 1790 for Colonel Thornton. Ashlar, lead roof missing, wrought-iron balustrade and railings.

Octagonal, the main floor raised on a plinth containing basement rooms.

Basement storey: 3 sides have projecting round-arched doorways containing 4-panel doors with fanlights which support balconies. The door on the north-east side opens into a privy. The doors on north-west and south-east open into basement rooms. Ground floor: main entrance on south-west side, reached by 2 curved flights of steps with plain iron balustrades. The stairs are flanked by 6-pane central-pivot windows which light the basement rooms. Doorway has sash window with glazing bars originally with hinged wooden panels below, enabling the opening to be altered into a doorway; shouldered architrave, consoles supporting triangular pediment, all in projecting round-headed arch. Similar projecting arch on the north-east side, but the window/door opens onto a balcony. Windows on north-west and south-east sides have similar architraves and also open onto balconies. The remaining 4 walls have round-arched recesses and rectangular plaques.

Projecting ashlar bands at balcony level, window sill and lintel level; eaves cornice, plain parapet. Domed roof and 2 short corniced stacks behind parapet on north-east side. Interior: principal room has small fireplace.

Basement divided into 2 rooms, with cooking range, fireplace and cupboards.

Railings: wrought-iron on ashlar plinth. Pointed bars and arrow-heads to dog-bars. Gates on south-west and south-east sides. This building stands close to the Al road and has been extensively vandalised. Much of the original work is being destroyed.

Listing NGR: SE4086258410

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0604 IOE Records taken by David Dodwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr David Dodwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dodwell, David

Rights Holder: Dodwell, David

Keywords

Ashlar, Lead, Wrought Iron, Georgian Summerhouse, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Enclosure, Monument <By Form>, Railings, Barrier, Gate, Unassigned