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Latitude: 53.6486 / 53°38'55"N
Longitude: -1.6859 / 1°41'9"W
OS Eastings: 420862
OS Northings: 416949
OS Grid: SE208169
Mapcode National: GBR JVN7.TS
Mapcode Global: WHCB3.2KH7
Entry Name: The Temple in Whitley Park
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183892
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341178
Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, WF14
Civil Parish: Kirkburton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Kirkheaton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 11 NE LILEY LANE
SE 2086 1694 Grange Moor
3/64 The Temple in
Temple or belvedere (now ruined). Circa 1752-4. Attributed to James
Paine. Ashlar, lined with coursed brickwork. Probable domed roof
now gone. Octagonal structure within a square with set-back corners.
Each side is pedimented with heavy moulded eaves cornice with blocking
course. To three sides is a round arched window, and to the fourth
side the doorway with shouldered architrave with chambranles, pulvinated
frieze and cornice. Each opening is set in a round-arched recess.
Moulded impost band. The interior is octagonal with the windows to
4 sides and a round-arched niche to each of the other 4 sides.
Fragments of plasterwork still survive. The floor has fallen in.
The lower level has a round-arched niche to four sides and a round-
D. Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects & Architecture, 1978.
Listing NGR: SE2086216949
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