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Latitude: 54.2357 / 54°14'8"N
Longitude: -1.0701 / 1°4'12"W
OS Eastings: 460706
OS Northings: 482624
OS Grid: SE607826
Mapcode National: GBR NMZG.3C
Mapcode Global: WHF9R.JSMP
Entry Name: Tuscan Temple
Listing Date: 4 January 1955
Last Amended: 18 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295364
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328281
Location: Helmsley, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Helmsley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Helmsley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 68 SW HELMSLEY DUNCOMBE PARK ESTATE
6/55 Tuscan Temple
4.1.55 (Formerly listed under
Temple in grounds of Duncombe Park (qv). c1730 in Palladian style.
Sandstone ashlar, lead roof. Circular peripteral plan. Tuscan columns
on stepped podium. 6 fielded-panel door. 3 sash windows with glazing
bars. Plain frieze and moulded cornice. Low drum with circular window
with radial glazing bars. Cornice. Hemispherical dome. Interior: door
and windows in bead and egg and dart moulded frames and shell-niches
between. Broken scroll pediment above door supports 2 putti holding a
medallion. Coffered ceiling with 2 putti holding a garland in the
centre. Hussey, 'Duncombe Park I and II', Country Life, December 5 and
12, 1957; Pevsner, 'Yorkshire: the North Riding', 1966.
Listing NGR: SE6070582624
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