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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068715
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355731
Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
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
TRING ODDY HILL
SP 91 SW
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)
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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