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THE DRUID TEMPLE

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: THE DRUID TEMPLE

List entry Number: 1118185

Location

THE DRUID TEMPLE

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wargrave

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Dec-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41373

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WARGRAVE SU 78 SE 1/24 The Druid Temple II Druidic Temple. C18. A collection of 45 granite megalithic stones set vertically into the ground with other stones as lintols, in the form of a circular area approximately 9 metres in diameter, approached by a passage on the north east side nearly 5 metres long by one and a half metres wide, through an, entrance of 2 large stones with lintol, and roofed with 4 capstones. Tablet stone with inscription stone in French near entrance. The temple was presented to Field-Marshal the Honourable Henry Seymour Conway by the inhabitants of Jersey when he was Governor of that Island, where it was found on the Mont de la Ville near St. Helier. Was formerly part of Park Place estate. Included for historic interest. V.C.H. Vol.III. p.192. B.O.E. Berkshire p.208.

Listing NGR: SU7795981402

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 192
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 208
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 3 Berkshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 77959 81402

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