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Temple 160 Metres East of Millichope Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Munslow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483784

Location: Munslow, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Munslow

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Munslow

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


MUNSLOW

SO58NW MILLICHOPE PARK
1312-1/11/166 Temple 160 metres east of Millichope
15/03/74 Park

GV II*

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
More d.1763.
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

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

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