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Latitude: 52.4907 / 52°29'26"N
Longitude: -2.6963 / 2°41'46"W
OS Eastings: 352817
OS Northings: 288315
OS Grid: SO528883
Mapcode National: GBR BL.J4XG
Mapcode Global: VH83K.6NXH
Entry Name: Temple 160 Metres East of Millichope Park
Listing Date: 15 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383366
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483784
Location: Munslow, Shropshire, SY7
Civil Parish: Munslow
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Munslow
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO58NW MILLICHOPE PARK
1312-1/11/166 Temple 160 metres east of Millichope
Memorial temple. Dated 1770. By George Steuart. Built as
cenotaph for the More family. Ashlar with leaded domed roof.
EXTERIOR: cylindrical structure set on a circular stylobate,
with 8 Ionic pilasters surrounded by 8 Ionic columns
supporting a plain entablature, moulded dentil cornice and
leaded dome. 6-panelled entrance door in plain surround
between pilasters with inscribed and dated plaque over.
INTERIOR: moulded skirting, dado, cornice and coffered dome.
Inscribed pedestal memorial surmounted with statue of winged
cherub and globe on vase commemorating L More d.1744 and J
Temple forms an eyecatching focus across a picturesque
landscape of cliff-face, lake and lawn from the front of
Millichope Park (qv).
Listing NGR: SO5281788315
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