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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
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
SP 9632-9732 WOBURN WOBURN PARK
10/179 Temple approximately 500 m
E of Woburn Abbey
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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