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DORIC 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: DORIC TEMPLE

List entry Number: 1149251

Location

DORIC TEMPLE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rievaulx

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Mar-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328347

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History

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Details

SE 58 SE RIEVAULX RIEVAULX TERRACE

5/121 Doric Temple (Formerly listed as 4.1.55 Tuscan Temple on Rievaulx Terrace)

GV I

Temple. Wrongly shown on OS map as Tuscan Temple. 1758. Probably by Sir Thomas Robinson. Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Circular, peripteral dodecastyle plan. Doric columns raised on podium. 10 steps to half- glazed fielded-panel door. 3 round-headed sash windows with thick glazing bars. Metope and triglyph frieze with paterae and bocrania. Low drum and hemispherical dome. Interior: Medieval floor tiles from Rievaulx Abbey. Door beneath pediment carried on brackets. Swags and heads above windows. Moulded modillion cornice with leaf frieze. Coffered ceiling with painting of Ganymede in centre. Pevsner, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966; Hussey, 'Duncombe Park, Yorkshire - II', Country Life, December 12, 1957.

Listing NGR: SE5773384408

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)
'Country Life' in 12 December, (1957)
'Country Life' in 5 December, (1957)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 57732 84407

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