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Garden Temple to South West of Ince Blundell Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ince Blundell, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.5189 / 53°31'8"N

Longitude: -3.0172 / 3°1'1"W

OS Eastings: 332653

OS Northings: 402950

OS Grid: SD326029

Mapcode National: GBR 7WCR.L9

Mapcode Global: WH86M.MTG6

Entry Name: Garden Temple to South West of Ince Blundell Hall

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216470

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)
6/72 Garden Temple to
south west of
11.10.68 Ince Blundell Hall
G.V. II*
Garden Temple. c.1775. By W. Everard. Brick with stone
dressings. C20 hipped roof. South east facade has
entablature with fluted frieze and rosettes. Tetrastyle
Tuscan portico; frieze has inscription: "HIC VER ASSIDUUM
ATQUE ALIENIS MENSIBUS AESTAS" (here are perpetual spring
and summer in unexpected months). Classical mask in
pediment. Flanking square recesses with architraves
(boarded, 1985) with round recesses above. Behind portico,
3-bay pilastrade; central entrance with classical relief
over and flanking niches. Interior has canted angles,
originally stuccoed, now bare brick, stucco fragments are
stored. Venetian and flanking round-headed recesses, niches
in angles. Classical altars now boarded over (1985). Built
for Henry Blundell's collection of antiquities.

Listing NGR: SD3265302950

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

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