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The Temple of British Worthies

A Grade I Listed Building in Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0297 / 52°1'46"N

Longitude: -1.0135 / 1°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 467774

OS Northings: 237264

OS Grid: SP677372

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.NL9

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.D71X

Plus Code: 9C4W2XHP+VH

Entry Name: The Temple of British Worthies

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396474

Location: Stowe, 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 Temple of British


Garden monument of circa 1735 by Kent. Curved wall with a series of
pedimented niches with rusticated arches each enclosing a portrait bust
of a 'Worthy'. In the centre a high stepped pyramid with oval niche.
Busts by Rysbrack and Scheemakers.

Listing NGR: SP6777437264

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

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