Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1049515

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1951

Statutory Address: THE TEMPLE, THE AVENUE


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Statutory Address: THE TEMPLE, THE AVENUE

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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Holkham

National Grid Reference: TF 88190 41965


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5/51 The Temple

30.11.51 I Garden Temple. 1729-31 by William Kent. Gault brick partly stuccoed wlth limestone dressings. Slate roofs over portico and side wings, lead covered dome. Pedimented portico with medallion metope frieze. Two Roman Doric columns in antis with egg and dart echinus. Central block supporting domed octagon linked to portico by two semi-circular arches. Sash windows with glazing bars, plain stone band at sill level. Diocletian windows in E and W sides of octagon. Two lower side wings in part-pediments, moulded brick eaves.

Interior: fine doorway to portico uith lugged architrave surmounted by broken pediment. Pulvinated frieze. Moulded plaster cornice at springing of dome. Four semi-circular headed niches.

Listing NGR: TF8819041965


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Legacy System number: 223336

Legacy System: LBS


Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

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