TEMPLE OF AEOLUS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1262669

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1950

Statutory Address: TEMPLE OF AEOLUS, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TEMPLE OF AEOLUS, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 18842 77088

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/10/2017

TQ 1877 9/48

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS Temple of Aeolus

10.1.50

II 1763. Sir William Chambers. The existing temple is a replacement in 1845 by Decimus Burton of "the decaying temple of Aeolus ... by a very chaste structure of similar kind, in stone, from the original design of Sir William Chambers. (History of the Kings Works Vol VI, p.441.)

A domed rotunda with eight Tuscan columns.

Listing NGR: TQ1884277088

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 434357

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 485
Mordaunt Crook, J, Port, M H , 'The History of the Kings Works' in The History of the Kings Works 1782-1851, , Vol. 6, (1973), 441
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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