SP4349 : Ionic Temple, Farnborough Park

taken 3 years ago, near to Farnborough, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Ionic Temple, Farnborough Park
Ionic Temple, Farnborough Park
The Ionic Temple is situated half way along a terrace walk in Farnborough Park, it dates from around 1750 and is thought to have been designed by Sanderson Miller for William Holbech. The temple is Grade II* listed.

Historic England description
Temple. c1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar and imitation ashlar render. Slate roof. Pedimented tetrastyle Ionic portico with fluted frieze and moulded cornice. Interior plastered. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller; a major example of mid C18 landscape design. (Sources: Jackson-Stops G: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook: 1984; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966: 293; Nares G: Farnborough Hall: Country Life: 11 and 18 February 1954; Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (English Heritage): Part 42 Warwickshire).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Friday, 5 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 4308 4906 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:8.2899N 1:22.3179W
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