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Temple or Summer House to North East of Nell Gwynns Monument in Park Wood

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigginton, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7879 / 51°47'16"N

Longitude: -0.6471 / 0°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 493410

OS Northings: 210777

OS Grid: SP934107

Mapcode National: GBR F4N.Z1T

Mapcode Global: VHFRW.QBR8

Entry Name: Temple or Summer House to North East of Nell Gwynns Monument in Park Wood

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Last Amended: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355731

Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Tring

Built-Up Area: Wigginton

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TRING ODDY HILL
SP 91 SW
(West side)
4/95 Temple or Summer House
21.9.51 to North East of Nell
Gwynn's Monument in
Park Wood (formerly
listed as in Hoddy Hill)
GV II
Portico of summer house. Early C18, for William Gore probably by
James Gibbs as part of landscaping scheme for Tring Park. Rear end
removed in later C20 for road widening. Painted stonework, stucco
backwall with flat dado rail, plastered ceiling with moulded cornice.
Roof sheeted. Temporary weatherboard rear gable. Tetrastyle open portico
formerly fronting a summer house at junction of 2 alleys in the wood,
facing SW. Roman Ionic order with angular capitals and triangular
pediment with modillions. Matching pilasters at rear wall have entasis.
Raised on 2 moulded stone steps and with scar of central door with
triangular pedimented doorcase. Gibbs designed ornamental buildings for
William Gore (d.1739) Soane MS (calvin(1978)343).


Listing NGR: SP9341010777

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