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Temple of Aeolus

A Grade II Listed Building in Kew, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4803 / 51°28'48"N

Longitude: -0.29 / 0°17'24"W

OS Eastings: 518842

OS Northings: 177088

OS Grid: TQ188770

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.HJV

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.X2K1

Entry Name: Temple of Aeolus

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434357

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: London

District: 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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/10/2017

TQ 1877
9/48

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
Temple of Aeolus

10.1.50

II
1763. Sir William Chambers. The existing temple is a replacement in 1845 by Decimus Burton of "the decaying temple of Aeolus ... by a very chaste structure of similar kind, in stone, from the original design of Sir William Chambers. (History of the Kings Works Vol VI, p.441.)

A domed rotunda with eight Tuscan columns.

Listing NGR: TQ1884277088

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