SO8744 : Island Temple, Croome Park

taken 2 years ago, near to High Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Island Temple, Croome Park
Island Temple, Croome Park
The Island Temple in Croome Landscape Park is thought to be by James Wyatt and dates from around 1800. The building is Grade I listed.

Historic England description
Garden temple c.1800 probably by James Wyatt. Bath stone ashlar with Coade stone decorative detail. Square plan, open to South, with hipped slate pyramid roof. 2 Corinthian columns and 2 square piers to South front, full entablature with decorated frieze and modillion cornice. Capitals are Portland stone. Within 3 long rectangular Coade stone reliefs of the Aldobrandini wedding in centre and griffons and tripods to side walls. 2 circular plaques of Pyrygion shepherds. Grice: TRANS WORCS ARCH SOC 1976 41-51.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8789 4463 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.9923N 2:10.6922W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8789 4461
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Temple  Grade I Listed 

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