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The Temple of Venus

A Grade I Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0243 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: -1.019 / 1°1'8"W

OS Eastings: 467407

OS Northings: 236661

OS Grid: SP674366

Mapcode National: GBR 9XH.15S

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.9D41

Entry Name: The Temple of Venus

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396656

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 Temple of Venus


Palladian building. Circa 1732 by Kent. Central pedimented block has arched
central apsidal recess with coffered ceiling and Ionic collonade. Quadrant
wings of three arches with ball finials to cornice, linking to rusticated
stone pavilions with open arches and broken pediments.

Listing NGR: SP6740736661

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

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