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Latitude: 52.5892 / 52°35'21"N
Longitude: -2.3517 / 2°21'6"W
OS Eastings: 376267
OS Northings: 299104
OS Grid: SO762991
Mapcode National: GBR 07T.L83
Mapcode Global: WH9DQ.V59W
Entry Name: Classical Temple at Ngr S0 7625 9911
Listing Date: 26 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1053668
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255151
Location: Badger, Shropshire, WV6
Civil Parish: Badger
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Badger St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SO 79 NE
Classical Temple at N.G.R. S0 7625 9911
Classical temple/rotunda. Probably late C18. Attributed to Wyatt.
Sandstone and stuccoed red brick, Roman cement to dome. Circular open
fronted colonnade of 4 Tuscan columns with square pads to top and bottom,
plain frieze supporting moulded entablature, ribbed dome; approached
by a flight of 4 shallow steps, the temple is terraced into the hill
on a rock outcrop. The back wall of the interior retains a stone bench
and the square holes for the wooden seat above. The lower of the 2 paths
to the east is tunnelled for a distance of approximately 15m through
the natural rock, a feature designed, no doubt, to give added interest
to the approach to the temple.
Listing NGR: SO7626799104
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