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Fishing Temple in Grounds of Holywell Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Careby Aunby and Holywell, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.7318 / 52°43'54"N

Longitude: -0.5217 / 0°31'18"W

OS Eastings: 499919

OS Northings: 315931

OS Grid: SK999159

Mapcode National: GBR FTR.LY9

Mapcode Global: WHGLH.YLRL

Plus Code: 9C4XPFJH+P8

Entry Name: Fishing Temple in Grounds of Holywell Hall

Listing Date: 30 October 1968

Last Amended: 15 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 194016

ID on this website: 101062834

Location: Holywell, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, PE9

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Careby Aunby and Holywell

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Careby St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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8/41 Fishing Temple in
grounds of
30.10.68 Holywell Hall
(formerly listed as
garden temple)

G.V. II*

Garden temple. c.1732. Ashlar, hipped slate roof with lead
dressings. Single storey, 5 bay front having plinth, rusticated
quoins, moulded cornice, the middle 3 bays are slightly advanced
and pedimented in form of a Doric portico flanked by single
glazing bar sashes with stepped keyblocks. In the central
pediment is an oval plaque bearing a male head in profile. The
recessed central open chamber has double 6 panelled doors in
rusticated surrounds with stepped keyblocks in the side..walls.
The side chambers retain limestone diamond flags, dado rails and
cornices. This temple is identical to one designed by James
Gibbs at Hackwood and published in his Book of Architecture in

Listing NGR: SK9991915931

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