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Temple in Gunnersbury Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brentford, London

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Latitude: 51.5003 / 51°30'1"N

Longitude: -0.2884 / 0°17'18"W

OS Eastings: 518902

OS Northings: 179322

OS Grid: TQ189793

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.3ZN

Mapcode Global: VHGQW.YKD6

Entry Name: Temple in Gunnersbury Park

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 202562

Location: Hounslow, London, W5

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentford

Built-Up Area: Ealing

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Ealing

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


Temple in Gunnersbury
TQ 1879 15/106C ll.7.51.


Built before 1760. probably on Princess Amelia's instructions in the 5
years of negotiations preceding the purchase of house. Mentioned in letter
of sale to her. Red brick with stone tetrastyle Bonmn Doric portico on
stylobate of 5 steps. Columns have square bases. Entablature with guttae,
triglyphs and carved metopes. Pediment with cartouche and garlands in
tympanum. Wall of portico had dado and 2 semi-circular arched niches with
plaster-cast statues on pedestals. Door surround of architrave, frieze
between consoles, cornice and pediment. Ceiling has octagonal caissons.
Welsh slate roof. Cellars. In derelict condition (December 1968).

Listing NGR: TQ1890279322

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

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