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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1049515



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

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holkham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 223336

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TF 88190 41965


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