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Latitude: 51.6699 / 51°40'11"N
Longitude: -2.3787 / 2°22'43"W
OS Eastings: 373909
OS Northings: 196864
OS Grid: ST739968
Mapcode National: GBR 0LZ.CFH
Mapcode Global: VH957.Q9C5
Entry Name: Doric Temple and Steps to Lakeside Pool
Listing Date: 1 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1210685
English Heritage Legacy ID: 395230
Location: North Nibley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11
Civil Parish: North Nibley
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: North Nibley St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
In the entry for:-
NORTH NIBLEY STANCOMBE PARK
ST 73 96
8/130 Doric Temple and steps
to lakeside pool
the grade shall be amended to read: Grade II* (star)
NORTH NIBLEY STANCOMBE PARK
8/130 Doric Temple and steps to
Summer house and steps to lakeside conduit-fed pool. c1860 for
Rev. David Edwards. Limestone ashlar. Flat roof inaccessible
for inspection. Classical. Single-storey; rectangular with
porticoes and columned arcading to front. Central tetrastyle
pedimented Roman Doric portico; central window in wall behind with
moulded architrave and console-bracketed cornice. Areas recessed
either side of portico behind 2-columned arcading. Projecting
distyle porticoes at each end with single window to wall behind
each with moulded architrave and console-bracketed cornice.
Windows contain leaded fixed-lights with stained glass margins.
Continuous entablature. Square porch at north end with moulded
round-headed archway; smaller round-headed archways in sides of
porch; 6-panel door. Canted bay to south end with small windows
in canted sides and central parapet-mounted moulded chimney.
Interior: long central room with coffered-coving to ceiling and
central roof light. Two-column marble Ionic end screens;
recesses at mid length on either side with columns distyle in
antis. Long narrow flight of stone steps lead from centre of
front elevation down to circular stone-sided pool projecting into
lake. One of a sequence of features in the very extensive Regency
and early Victorian landscaped park and pleasure garden. Groups
with Parker's Lodge and The Studio (q.v.).
(B. Jones, Follies and Grottoes, 1974; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)
Listing NGR: ST7390996864
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