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ISLAND TEMPLE,CROOMS PARK

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: ISLAND TEMPLE,CROOMS PARK

List entry Number: 1302560

Location

ISLAND TEMPLE,CROOMS PARK

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Croome D'abitot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jun-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 152540

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 84 SE CROOME D'ABITOT CROOME COURT

3/9 Island Temple, Croome Park 25.3.68 (formerly listed as Summerhouse on Island)

GV I

Garden temple c.1800 probably by James Wyatt. Bath stone ashlar with Coade stone decorative detail. Square plan, open to South, with hipped slate pyramid roof. 2 Corinthian columns and 2 square piers to South front, full entablature with decorated frieze and modillion cornice. Capitals are Portland stone. Within 3 long rectangular Coade stone reliefs of the Aldobrandini wedding in centre and griffons and tripods to side walls. 2 circular plaques of Pyrygion shepherds. Grice: TRANS WORCS ARCH SOC 1976 41-51.

Listing NGR: SO8789944648

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of Worcestershire Archaeological Society' in Transactions of Worcestershire Archaeological Society, (1976)

National Grid Reference: SO 87899 44648

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