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Garden Temple 130M East South East of Kingston Maurward House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stinsford, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7178 / 50°43'3"N

Longitude: -2.4027 / 2°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 371669

OS Northings: 90981

OS Grid: SY716909

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.BC8C

Mapcode Global: FRA 57V5.XFB

Plus Code: 9C2VPH9W+4W

Entry Name: Garden Temple 130M East South East of Kingston Maurward House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106326

ID on this website: 101323652

Location: Kingston Maurward, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Stinsford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Stinsford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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8/138 Garden temple 130m
east south east of
26.1.56 Kingston Maurward

- II

Garden temple. Late C18. Brick structure with ashlar stone frontage. Roof
concealed behind parapet. At the front, a portico, with 2 Tuscan columns
supporting entablature and pediment. At each end, curved ashlar wing walls,
the entablature continuing along these, finishing in rectangular piers, with
the cornice returned round them. In each wing wall a round headed niche.
Plinth to wing walls continues line of column bases. A flight of 5 moulded
stone steps, with solid balustrade walls, leads up to portico. At rear of
this, a pair of moulded panelled doors, with moulded architrave, frieze and
simple moulded cornice supported on consoles at each end. (RCHM Monument 4
Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY7166990981

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