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Ionic Temple and Obelisk in Chiswick Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Latitude: 51.4841 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -0.2608 / 0°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 520862

OS Northings: 177563

OS Grid: TQ208775

Mapcode National: GBR 8T.BXN

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.FYHN

Entry Name: Ionic Temple and Obelisk in Chiswick Park

Listing Date: 21 May 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 202436

Location: Hounslow, London, W4

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Chiswick Riverside

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Chiswick

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Ionic Temple and Obelisk
in Chiswick Park
TQ 2077 20/105C


C18. Circular domed brick temple with tetrastyle portico. Stylobate of
7 steps, fluted Ionic columns, entablature with carved basso relievo frieze,
pediment, round-headed arch, semi-circular half-domed alcoves to side walls.
Now being restored 1968. The temple faces a circular pond in the centre
of which is a stone obelisk on a plinth. NMR.

Chiswick House, the garden buildings and ornaments form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2086277563

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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