SP6737 : Stowe Park, Gothic Temple

taken 7 years ago, near to Dadford, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Stowe Park, Gothic Temple
Stowe Park, Gothic Temple
Designed by Gibbs in 1741 but not completed until 1748. It has three unusual properties. Firstly that it is triangular and also that it is built from Northamptonshire ironstone instead of the limestone of many of the other buildings at Stowe. It is now owned by the Landmark Trust and is available to rent as a holiday cottage, the third unusual thing about the building.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6791 3745 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.8787N 1:0.6915W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6792 3752
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Temple  Holiday Home  Northamptonshire Ironstone  Gothic 

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