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Wyatt Temple at West End of First Cross-Axis in Gardens at the Bury at Grid Reference TL 1870 2192

A Grade II Listed Building in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8832 / 51°52'59"N

Longitude: -0.2768 / 0°16'36"W

OS Eastings: 518700

OS Northings: 221920

OS Grid: TL187219

Mapcode National: GBR H6N.W9P

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.5X0P

Plus Code: 9C3XVPMF+77

Entry Name: Wyatt Temple at West End of First Cross-Axis in Gardens at the Bury at Grid Reference TL 1870 2192

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162993

Location: St. Paul's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Paul's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


Wyatt Temple at west end of 1st cross-
axis in gardens at The Bury at Grid Ref
27.5.68 TL 1870 2192 (formerly listed as The
Gardens at St Paul's Walden Bury)

Garden temple. 1775 by James Wyatt for John Conyers, originally erected
at Copped Hall, Essex, moved here c.1950. Moulded stone plinth and
steps, wooden order, stuccoed brick rear part, domed moulded plaster
ceiling, lead ribbed dome with finial. An Ionic temple with seat in
circular interior facing E, approached by 3 steps. Rear part a hemicycle
recess in a stuccoed solid rear part. Semi-circular front has fluted
timber columns with enriched base mouldings, angular volutes, and
entablature with dentilled cornice and swelled frieze, breaking outward
at sides over columns. Plaster sauce-dome with radial moulded ribs,
scallops in a wavy outer band, and elaborate acanthus roundel with
central pendant. Radial paving pattern of black and white stone with
large St. John's cross in centre.

Listing NGR: TL1870021920

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