DORIC TEMPLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1193160
Date first listed:
29-Apr-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
DORIC TEMPLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DORIC TEMPLE

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

District:
Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Wentworth
National Grid Reference:
SK 39930 97174

Details

SK39NE WENTWORTH WENTWORTH PARK

4/103 Doric Temple (formerly listed 29.4.52 with Wentworth Hoodhouse)

GV II*

Ornamental temple. c1745 by Henry Flitcroft (engraving) for Thomas Watson Wentworth. Sandstone ashlar. Open-sided octagon with vaulted dome, Doric. Each side has 3 nosed steps set between square stylobates of attached columns which have 4 bands of stalactite rustication. Round- arched opening to each side with moulded plinth, impost and archivolt with console-shaped keystone. Cornice breaks forward over columns to support ball finials each with band of stalactite rustication (two missing). Ashlar dome with stepped lower courses.

Interior: radial paving with octagonal central stone. Impost and archivolt to inside of arches. Cornice beneath vault. A well-preserved and important landscape feature of the park.

Engraving in Bodleian Library, Gough Maps 35, folio 48B. Related bills in Wentworth Woodhouse Muniments, drawer C, bundle 35, Sheffield City Library.

Listing NGR: SK3993097174

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
335610
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05175/17
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