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The Druid Temple

A Grade II Listed Building in Wargrave, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.5262 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -0.8776 / 0°52'39"W

OS Eastings: 477959

OS Northings: 181402

OS Grid: SU779814

Mapcode National: GBR C50.6XX

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.QWWX

Entry Name: The Druid Temple

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41373

Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wargrave

Built-Up Area: Henley-on-Thames

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 SE
1/24 The Druid Temple
Druidic Temple. C18. A collection of 45 granite megalithic stones set
vertically into the ground with other stones as lintols, in the form of
a circular area approximately 9 metres in diameter, approached by a passage
on the north east side nearly 5 metres long by one and a half metres wide,
through an, entrance of 2 large stones with lintol, and roofed with 4 capstones.
Tablet stone with inscription stone in French near entrance. The temple was
presented to Field-Marshal the Honourable Henry Seymour Conway by the
inhabitants of Jersey when he was Governor of that Island, where it was
found on the Mont de la Ville near St. Helier. Was formerly part of Park
Place estate. Included for historic interest. V.C.H. Vol.III. p.192.
B.O.E. Berkshire p.208.

Listing NGR: SU7795981402

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