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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TEMPLE OF FLORA

List entry Number: 1088176

Location

TEMPLE OF FLORA

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireDerbyshire DalesDistrict AuthorityChatsworth

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 81628

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History

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Details

PARISH OF CHATSWORTH CHATSWORTH GARDENS SK 2670 6/62 12.7.67 Temple of Flora GV I

Originally bowling house, now public entrance to gardens. 1693-5 probably by William Talman. Moved to its present position c1765. Sandstone ashlar. Roof hidden behind parapets. Square in plan. South front of four fluted Roman Doric columns. Triglyph frieze, moulded cornice and three-bay balustraded parapet, the piers supporting four urns. Externally the side walls are plain and the north wall has broad pilasters with deeply carved drops of drapery and fruit. The interior has to the side walls blind doorways with moulded architraves and panel above, flanked by half domed niches with sunk panels above. The back wall has a large half-domed niche with a doorway cut through the lower part and a sculpture above. Flanked by half-domed niches and sunk panels. Moulded cornice and coved ceiling. The Gardens and Park are included on the Gardens Register at Grade I.

Listing NGR: SK2607270232

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 10 Derbyshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SK 26072 70232

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