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Temple of Diana at Sj 811104

A Grade I Listed Building in Blymhill and Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6913 / 52°41'28"N

Longitude: -2.2819 / 2°16'54"W

OS Eastings: 381043

OS Northings: 310441

OS Grid: SJ810104

Mapcode National: GBR 06Q.CWS

Mapcode Global: WH9D5.XMK3

Entry Name: Temple of Diana at Sj 811104

Listing Date: 16 May 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271633

Location: Blymhill and Weston-under-Lizard, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, TF11

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Blymhill and Weston-under-Lizard

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Weston-under-Lizard St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


4/52 Temple of Diana at
16.5.53 SJ 811104.

- I

Orangery and Garden House, styled as Temple, circa 1760, by James Paine.
Stone ashlar; lead flat roof and dome, slate pent roofs, dichotomic plan
of orangery against garden house. Orangery: 3 bays front on podium
surround, engaged Ionic columns fluted necking to capitals, dividing bays
and paired at angles with niches between; cornice at springing level of
arches to openings with french casements; blind openings at angles above
cornice as pseudo attic storey with patera frieze to cornice and balustraded
parapet to flat roof; half pediments set back to sides. Garden House
Front: 1-3-1 over cellar in glazing bar sashes, raised bands at cill level
across single storey half pediments flanking part projecting 2 storey
octagon with pediment to centre below attic storey (centre window blocked)
and cornice to semi-spherical dome; central French casement entrance with
radial fanlight. Interior: Orangery has exterior orders expressed internally
to oval elliptical domed ceiling penetrated over arches in Adamesque plasterwork
in light relief with festoons and cartouches; Tea Room, circular with painted
panels by G.B.I. Colombe, depicting the life of Diana; corniced double doors,
patera frieze and dentilled cornice to elliptically domed ceiling with light
relief anthemion and feather patterns. Music Room: octagonal with niches to
angles, coved ceiling painted with trompe l'oeil sky.

Listing NGR: SJ8110010400

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