TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114023

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

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Location

Statutory Address: TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Woburn

National Grid Reference: SP 95125 33651

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History

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Details

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN WOBURN PARK 8/193 Temple on island in Lower Drakeloe Pond - II Ornamental temple in 'Chinese Gothick' style. c.1749 or earlier. Painted timber, originally partly gilded. Single-storeyed open octagonal structure, with 3-stage swept-out pagoda-style roof. 8 slender columns with bands of painted decoration. Ogee arches, each haunch interrupted by shallow step at mid-point. Spandrel decoration includes moulded painted flowers. Roof retains traces of painted decoration. C Aslet "Park and Garden Buildings at Woburn", Country Life, 1983, April 7th, pp 860-1; H Hayward and P Kirkham, William and John Linnell, London 1980, pp 18 and 19.

Listing NGR: SP9512533651

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38289

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hayward, H, Kirkham, P, William and John Linnell, (1980), 18-19
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1983), 860-861
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 2 Bedfordshire,

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