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Temple in Grounds of West Bank School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sidmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6884 / 50°41'18"N

Longitude: -3.2491 / 3°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 311862

OS Northings: 88379

OS Grid: SY118883

Mapcode National: GBR P8.BB5V

Mapcode Global: FRA 4728.4AN

Entry Name: Temple in Grounds of West Bank School

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402401

Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sidmouth

Built-Up Area: Sidmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sidmouth

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STATION ROAD
1.
1633
(West Side)
Temple in the grounds
of West Bank School
SY 18 NW 14/284
II
2.
Built mid C19. Set on hill to north west of school. Classical circular
ashlar temple set on plinth of 3 steps. Half of perimeter enclosed to
rear, the front half open articulated by 4 free standing and 2 engaged
giant Tuscon columns with moulded bases. Entablature with moulded cornice,
low ashlar dome above. The entablature is repeated internally. No other
decoration or moulding but against the wall to rear is a semi circular
stone bench, the back projecting from wall with moulded coping. 2 shaped
fluted supporting brackets and at either end scrolled arm rests. Fine
setting surrounded by semi circle of yews with magnificient view over
Sidmouth bay.


Listing NGR: SY1186288379

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

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