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Latitude: 52.1032 / 52°6'11"N
Longitude: -2.1745 / 2°10'28"W
OS Eastings: 388141
OS Northings: 244996
OS Grid: SO881449
Mapcode National: GBR 1HC.31Q
Mapcode Global: VH937.8D8K
Entry Name: Temple Greenhouse,croome Park
Listing Date: 25 March 1968
Last Amended: 14 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1082575
English Heritage Legacy ID: 152535
Location: Croome D'abitot, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR8
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Croome D'Abitot
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Severn Stoke with Croome d'Abitot
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 84 SE CROOME D'ABITOT CROOME COURT
3/1 Temple Greenhouse, Croome
25.3.68 (formerly listed as Temple
Greenhouse or Orangery,
Lakeside temple c.1760 by Robert Adam. Bath stone Roman Doric oblong building
with central hexastyle portico with pediment richly carved with giant, basket
of flowers. Roman Doric pilaster responds and outer angles. Entablature
around. Glass screens between columns of c.1800 now removed. To each side
a window with glazing bars, originally niches with statues of Ceres and Flora
and above relief carved panels. End gables pedimented with arches recess.
Design in Soane Museum dated 1760. Dean. HORTUS CROOMENSIS 1824. Grice. TRANS
WORCS ARCH SOC 1976 pp 41-51.
Listing NGR: SO8814144996
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