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The Temple

A Grade II* Listed Building in Highclere, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.338 / 51°20'16"N

Longitude: -1.3474 / 1°20'50"W

OS Eastings: 445558

OS Northings: 160085

OS Grid: SU455600

Mapcode National: GBR 82Q.25S

Mapcode Global: VHCZQ.LMKM

Plus Code: 9C3W8MQ3+63

Entry Name: The Temple

Listing Date: 16 May 1966

Last Amended: 18 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138117

Location: Highclere Park, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Highclere

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Highclere St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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16.5.66 The Temple
(The Rotunda)
(formerly listed as
The Temple)


Circa 1760, altered by Barry in mid C19. A regular classical circular structure in
stucco, capped by a dome on a drum, and surrounded by a colonnade above a rusticated
base. The rusticated drum and the dome crowned by a balustrade is by Barry. The
colonnade has 12 smooth columns of the Ionic Order, with a modillion entablature, with
a balustrade and urns above the cornice. The base has openings with plain
architraves, and a plinth. All the openings are now filled.

Listing NGR: SU4436159744

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