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Latitude: 51.2103 / 51°12'37"N
Longitude: -0.3957 / 0°23'44"W
OS Eastings: 512162
OS Northings: 146900
OS Grid: TQ121469
Mapcode National: GBR HGT.2SF
Mapcode Global: VHFVR.3V51
Entry Name: The Temple, South of Wotton House
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 290083
Location: Wotton, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH5
District: Mole Valley
Civil Parish: Wotton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Wotton
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
WOTTON C.P. GUILDFORD ROAD
TQ 14NW Wotton Park
4/120 The Temple, South of
11/11/66 Wotton House
Garden Temple. C18. Stone with stone paving and earth covering over roof.
Four giant Doric columns under honeycomb support triglyph frieze and entablature
with temple recess behind. Tunnel vault roof. Arched niches with rusticated
decoration within, the centre one containing classical female (Venus) statue and
fountain basin, fed by conduit along one garden terrace. The temple is reputed
to have been built initially by George Evelyn in 1649, as part of his Italian
Gardens at Wotton now included on the "Register of Parks and Gardens of Special
Historic Interest in England, Part 40 Surrey", at Grade II*.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.544.
Listing NGR: TQ1216246900
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