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Temple Approximately 500 Metres East of Woburn Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9823 / 51°58'56"N

Longitude: -0.5895 / 0°35'22"W

OS Eastings: 496967

OS Northings: 232472

OS Grid: SP969324

Mapcode National: GBR F2F.MSQ

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.QFQR

Entry Name: Temple Approximately 500 Metres East of Woburn Abbey

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38275

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

10/179 Temple approximately 500 m
E of Woburn Abbey
- II
Garden building in form of small classical temple-like structure. Thought to
be early C19, possibly by Humphry Repton. Ashlar (clunch) facing, with
coursed ironstone exposed to rear elevation. Hipped slate roof. Small
rectangular structure open to W elevation. Virtually a Roman Doric portico,
distyle in antis. Entablature has triglyphs and guttae to frieze, and
modillion cornice. Stone paved floor approached by 3 steps. Rear angles have
clasping pilasters. Small rectangular paved area adjoins front of temple,
with remains of low balustrade along its western edge.
C. Aslet, "Park and Garden Buildings at Woburn", Country Life, March 31st
1983, p. 773.

Listing NGR: SP9696732472

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