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Temple at Temple Pool, Upton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ratley and Upton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.0983 / 52°5'54"N

Longitude: -1.4553 / 1°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 437408

OS Northings: 244584

OS Grid: SP374445

Mapcode National: GBR 6QY.JVG

Mapcode Global: VHBYJ.QJH8

Plus Code: 9C4W3GXV+8V

Entry Name: Temple at Temple Pool, Upton House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306248

ID on this website: 101024178

Location: Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Ratley and Upton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ratley St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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5/137 Temple at Temple Pool, Upton
30/05/67 House
(Formerly listed as Temple at
Temple Pool)

- II

Garden temple. c.1745. Attributed to Sanderson Miller. Ironstone ashlar with
dressings and front of grey limestone ashlar. Tile roof with parapet. Single
storey. 3-window range. Classical style. Four steps up to full width portico of
single and 2 pairs of alternated Tuscan columns, entablature and steep central
pediment. Plain railings to sides. Main block has angle pilasters and rusticated
alternating quoins. Central glazed double-leaf doors with overlight and sashes
all have stone lintels. Rear of 2 storeys due to steeply-sloping site. Upper
part has rusticated quoins. Central sash, with small gablet above. Lower part
has blocked round-archway. Interior noted as having classical moulded dado rail
and cornice. Prominent position in the centre of the dam at the end of the
Temple Pool.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.439; G. Jackson-Stops; Upton House,
Warwickshire (National Trust Guide) p.27; Upton House, Warwickshire
Architectural Review, Vol LXIX, April 1931, p.126).

Listing NGR: SP3740844584

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