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Latitude: 53.1293 / 53°7'45"N
Longitude: -2.162 / 2°9'43"W
OS Eastings: 389258
OS Northings: 359136
OS Grid: SJ892591
Mapcode National: GBR 12T.S7Z
Mapcode Global: WHBC7.RLPW
Plus Code: 9C5V4RHQ+P6
Entry Name: Chinese Temple and Attached Access Tunnel, Chinese Garden
Listing Date: 20 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1374723
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275211
Location: Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST8
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Biddulph
Built-Up Area: Biddulph
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Biddulph St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
Tagged with: Architectural structure
BIDDULPH C.P. BIDDULPH GRANGE
SJ 85 NE
SJ 8925 5913
7/6 Chinese Temple and
- attached access tunnel,
20.3.74 Chinese Garden
Ornamental garden building ; Chinese temple. 1848-1860 by John Bateman.
Painted blue, red and white timber and painted and rendered masonry.
Single-cell temple and retaining screen wall: temple to right; 2-tiered
pagoda roof with upturned eaves; fretwork supports and spandrels to masonry
plinth. Painted low-relief Chinese patterns in render on screen wall to
left (approximately 4m long x 1.5m high) concealing access tunnel which
penetrates embankment forming boundary to entire Chinese Garden. The
temple was intended by Bateman as the entrance and centrepiece of the
perambulation of the Chinese Garden, a small enclosure of landscape
features formed within perimeter mounds of massive imported local boulders.
Semi-derelict at time of resurvey (September 1984).
Listing NGR: SJ8925859136
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