TEMPLE BY LADY DOROTHY WELLESLEY (DUCHESS OF WELLINGTON) IN THE GARDEN OF PENNS IN THE ROCKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1028044

Date first listed: 31-Dec-1982

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Sep-1983

Statutory Address: TEMPLE BY LADY DOROTHY WELLESLEY (DUCHESS OF WELLINGTON) IN THE GARDEN OF PENNS IN THE ROCKS

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Location

Statutory Address: TEMPLE BY LADY DOROTHY WELLESLEY (DUCHESS OF WELLINGTON) IN THE GARDEN OF PENNS IN THE ROCKS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden (District Authority)

Parish: Withyham

National Grid Reference: TQ 52057 34482

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for WITHYHAM GRO0MBRIDGE 13/170A Temple in the garden of Penns-in-the Rocks

the address shall be amended to read GROOMBRIDGE Temple by Lady Dorothy Wellesley (Duchess of Wellington) in the garden of Penns-in-the Rocks

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WITHYHAM GROOMBRIDGE 1. 5208 Temple in the garden of Penns-in-the Rocks TQ 53 SW 13/170A II 2. The house was occupied from 1925 onwards by Lady Dorothy Wellesley, later Duchess of Wellington, who was a poetess. She built this temple to commemorate the other poets such as W B Yeats, Walter de la Mare and Victoria Sackville West who visited her here. Red brick with stone columns and tiled roof. The names or initials of the poets are inscribed in stone tablets on the floor.

Listing NGR: TQ5205734482

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 296935

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 14 East Sussex,

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