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Gothic Temple Approximately 370 Metres South of Bramham Park House

A Grade I Listed Building in Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8667 / 53°52'0"N

Longitude: -1.381 / 1°22'51"W

OS Eastings: 440801

OS Northings: 441343

OS Grid: SE408413

Mapcode National: GBR LRSQ.TM

Mapcode Global: WHDBD.R2KJ

Entry Name: Gothic Temple Approximately 370 Metres South of Bramham Park House

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 30 March 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342200

Location: Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Bramham cum Oglethorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

7/39 Gothic Temple approx.
2.9.52 & 30.3.66 370 metres south of
Bramham Park house.
(Formerly listed as
Gothic Temple)


Summer house and water tower. C18. Magnesian limestone ashlar. Gothic style
Octagonal in plan and apparently of 2 storeys, with buttresses at the angles,
2-centred arched doorways in the east and west sides, 2-centred arched sashed
windows in the sides flanking these (but not in the north and south sides), all
these openings with glazing bars intersecting in the head, and with diamond
junctions to the glazing bars; at the upper level circular windows with radial
glazing bars, in spherical triangles, a string course above, prominent moulded
cornice and ogee-shaped "battlements" pierced with trefoils. Interior: Gothic
panels formed by slender shafts; with foliated decoration; in the north and south
sides, tall arched mirrors in place of windows with glazing bars like the windows.
Cistern in roof served the house as water tower before advent of mains system.

Listing NGR: SE4080141343

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

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