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The Gothic Temple

A Grade I Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0313 / 52°1'52"N

Longitude: -1.0115 / 1°0'41"W

OS Eastings: 467910

OS Northings: 237444

OS Grid: SP679374

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.P2D

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.F63N

Entry Name: The Gothic Temple

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396471

Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Stowe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stowe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


The Gothic Temple


Pavilion, now a holiday cottage; 1741 by Gibbs. Brown ironstone, roof
concealed by castellated parapets. Two storeys. Triangular plan with
3 storey tower at one angle, stone domed turrets at two. Each side has
shallow gable divided into three bays to attached columns of a gothicised
doric order with pointed arches between. The two central columns are
crowned with pinnacles, flanking a central roundel with quatre-foil. First
floor windows are traceried with quatre-foils in the centre. Ground floor
openings have gothic panelled spandrels. Each arch contains a pointed
arched window recess, some blank, others with quatrefoil opening at the

Listing NGR: SP6791037444

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

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