ST7733 : Lake and Temple of Apollo, Stourhead Gardens

taken 2 years ago, near to Stourton, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Lake and Temple of Apollo, Stourhead Gardens
Lake and Temple of Apollo, Stourhead Gardens
The gardens at Stourhead include in a number of temples inspired by scenes of the Grand Tour of Europe. This circular temple was built on the hillside in 1765. It is dedicated to the sun god Apollo. It is a Grade I listed building (List Entry Number: 1131100 LinkExternal link Heritage Gateway).
Stourhead House and Gardens :: ST7734
Stourhead is a 1,072-hectare (2,650-acre) estate at the source of the River Stour near Mere, Wiltshire. The estate includes a Palladian mansion, the village of Stourton, gardens, farmland, and woodland. Stourhead has been in the ownership of the National Trust since 1946. LinkExternal link

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ST7733, 396 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 19 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Country estates 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 773 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.1992N 2:19.4669W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 774 339
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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