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Shinto Temple

A Grade II Listed Building in Tatton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3265 / 53°19'35"N

Longitude: -2.3854 / 2°23'7"W

OS Eastings: 374430

OS Northings: 381130

OS Grid: SJ744811

Mapcode National: GBR CYSZ.C8

Mapcode Global: WH991.BNC7

Plus Code: 9C5V8JG7+HV

Entry Name: Shinto Temple

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58479

ID on this website: 101230424

Location: Mere, Cheshire East, Cheshire, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Tatton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rostherne St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Japanese temple. C19. Wood with stone and bronze dressings and
shingle roof. Square 1-storey building on raised platform. Entrance
front : 4 wide some steps leading to level of platform base. Stone
boxes to 6 square wooden columns with horizontal braces. Flight of 7
steps leading up from base to top of platform. Balustrade to stairs
and platform with ball finials to newels. Body of temple consists of
4 round posts with 4 rectangular screens pierced with square holes. 2
central screens taller and forming a double door entry. Decorated
round bronze bolt plates. Rear elevation the same, save for absence
of steps. Side elevations similar but with only 3 round posts and
pierced screens of equal height grouped in pairs. Half-hipped roof
with decorated ridge and dropped decorated boards to hips.

Listing NGR: SJ 74430 81130

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