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TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

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.

Name: TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

List entry Number: 1114023

Location

TEMPLE ON ISLAND IN LOWER DRAKELOE POND

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Woburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38289

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List entry Description

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SP 95125 33651

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