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Pantheon Adjoining Ince Blundell Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ince Blundell, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.5193 / 53°31'9"N

Longitude: -3.016 / 3°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 332735

OS Northings: 402992

OS Grid: SD327029

Mapcode National: GBR 7WCR.V5

Mapcode Global: WH86M.NS1X

Entry Name: Pantheon Adjoining Ince Blundell Hall

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216466

Location: Ince Blundell, Sefton, L38

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Ince Blundell

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Sefton St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 30 SW
(south-west side)
6/68 Pantheon
adjoining Ince
Blundell Hall
G.V. II*
Gallery. 1802-10. For Henry Blundell, (Housed Blundell's
collection of antiquities). Stone with lead dome. Modelled
on the Pantheon, Rome. Round on plan, with tetrastyle Ionic
portico to south east. Frieze, cornice and large dome with
oculus. Entrance flanked by niches and with relief panels
above. Portico flanked by round niches with busts. Frieze
and pediment of portico have classical relief panels.
Interior faced with marble has Ionic pilastrade with
roundels and triglyphs in frieze. Coffered dome has ribs of
fasces and panels with rosettes. 4 Venetian recesses with
Ionic columns and dosserets; between are large niches
flanked by smaller niches with round recesses above.
Octagonal vestibule with round-headed recesses connects this
item with Ince Blundell Hall (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SD3273502992

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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