History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Temple of Bellona

A Grade II Listed Building in Kew, Richmond upon Thames

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.4772 / 51°28'37"N

Longitude: -0.2914 / 0°17'28"W

OS Eastings: 518755

OS Northings: 176744

OS Grid: TQ187767

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.P70

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.W4TD

Plus Code: 9C3XFPG5+VF

Entry Name: Temple of Bellona

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Last Amended: 25 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434584

Location: Kew, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Kew

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kew St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

Find accommodation in
Kew Bridge


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/10/2017

TQ 1876
Temple of Bellona

(Formerly listed as Temple of Bellona, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, previously listed as Temple of Billona)


1760. Sir William Chambers. Whitewashed stucco. The facade has a portico of two pairs of Doric columns with a metope frieze pediment and an oval dome behind. Inside is a room with an oval domed centre. On the walls garlands and medallions with the names and numbers of British and Hanovarian requirements connected with the Seven Years' War.

Listing NGR: TQ1875576744

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.