SJ7481 : Tatton Park, The Choragic Monument

taken 20 days ago, near to Mere, Cheshire, Great Britain

Tatton Park, The Choragic Monument
Tatton Park, The Choragic Monument
Sometimes referred to as "The Temple" even though it was purely an ornamental feature, this circular, Classical monument with six fluted columns, set on a high plinth was placed at the end of the Broad Walk in the 1830s. Its design is based upon that of the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens LinkExternal link .

It is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1329673 LinkExternal link )
Tatton Park Gardens

Tatton Park Gardens lie immediately to the south of Tatton Hall Link , and consist of formal and informal gardens within Tatton Park Link . Included in the gardens are an Italian garden, a walled garden, a rose garden and the Japanese garden. The buildings in the garden are the Conservatory, the Fernery and the Showhouse. The gardens are owned by the National Trust and administered by Cheshire East Council.

The gardens are registered under the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 within the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens by English Heritage, designated at Grade II* for special historic interest(LinkExternal link National Heritage List for England). They are open to the public at advertised times (LinkExternal link National Trust Visitor Information).

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021   (more nearby)
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Friday, 30 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
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Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 745 810 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.5612N 2:23.0407W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 745 810
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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