TEMPLE OF MILTON

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1140616

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1968

Statutory Address: TEMPLE OF MILTON

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TEMPLE OF MILTON

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Maker-with-Rame

National Grid Reference: SX4571452625

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Details

SX 45 SE MAKER-WITH-RAME MOUNT EDGCUMBE COUNTRY PARK

7/200 Temple of Milton 25.1.68 GV II*

Temple. Late C18. Rendered limestone. Circular plan, on plinth of 4 granite steps. 5 open bays to front, with Ionic columns, engaged half-column to each side, frieze and modillion cornice, blocking course and domed roof. Interior Frieze and dentil cornice below domed plaster roof, rear wall has round- headed niche, with marble tablet over with quotation from Milton's Paradise Lost, Book IV: "Over head up grow Insuperable height of loftiest shade; Cedar and fir and branching palm, A sylvan scene; and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of Statliest view." The Temple is shown on an engraving by John Crook dated 1819.

Listing NGR: SX4571452625

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61857

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

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