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Latitude: 50.6065 / 50°36'23"N
Longitude: -2.0811 / 2°4'51"W
OS Eastings: 394359
OS Northings: 78538
OS Grid: SY943785
Mapcode National: GBR 33T.W4H
Mapcode Global: FRA 67JG.H38
Entry Name: Temple 50 Metres South West of Encombe House
Listing Date: 10 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1278649
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109242
Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Corfe Castle
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Kingston St James
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
CORFE CASTLE ENCOMBE
SY 94 78
Temple 50m south-west of
Garden pavilion. Late C18 - early C19. Ashlar stone walls, slate roof with
pedimented gables. In 2 sections. Section facing east has pedimented gable
with moulded cornice, supported on 4 Tuscan columns. Raised on a flight of
stone steps with simple stone-balustrade walls. Section facing west, now used
as garage has plastered pedimented gable with a semi-circular opening, supported
on 3 Ionic columns. From the centre of each flank wall a plastered wing wall with
stone coping, swept up to the temple building. (RCHM, Monument 11 Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9435978538
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