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Temple of Mercury 155 Metres East South East of Lynford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5143 / 52°30'51"N

Longitude: 0.6812 / 0°40'52"E

OS Eastings: 582036

OS Northings: 294086

OS Grid: TL820940

Mapcode National: GBR Q9N.C1Z

Mapcode Global: VHJFH.R2HD

Plus Code: 9F42GM7J+PF

Entry Name: Temple of Mercury 155 Metres East South East of Lynford Hall

Listing Date: 26 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220977

Location: Lynford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP26

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Lynford

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Mundford St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


TL 82079402

8/30 Temple of Mercury
26:8:77 155 metres east south
east of Lynford Hall.


Gazebo. Circa 1862. Designed by W.Burns. Limestone ashlar formerly with
a lead or copper roof. Circular in plan with 6 Roman Doric columns on a
polygonal 3-step crepidoma and a section of plain wall occupying about one
third of the circumference. Continuous plain entablature supporting the
remains of a wooden truss in the form of a hemi-spherical cupola. Formerly
ceiled with sections of fallen plaster cornice surviving. Stone bench
against wall.

Listing NGR: TL8203694086

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

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