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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 COTTAGE (300 METRES SOUTH OF OLD GORHAMBURY)

List entry Number: 1102918

Location

TEMPLE COTTAGE (300 METRES SOUTH OF OLD GORHAMBURY), BLUEHOUSE HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict AuthoritySt. Michael

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163804

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The entry for the following shall be upgraded from grade II to grade II*(star)

ST MICHAEL BLUEHOUSE HILL (off) (north west side) TL 10 NW 9/262 Temple Cottage (300 metres S. of Old Gorhambury)

II*

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TL 10 NW ST MICHAEL BLUEHOUSE HILL (off) (north west side)

9/262 Temple Cottage (300 metres S of Old Gorhambury)

II

Palladian style garden temple. Mid C18, extended at rear to form double pile cottage range in late C19. The temple faces Gorhambury. Tetrastyle Doric portico with stone columns, the back walls with flanking pairs of pilasters. Stone pedestals. Wood entablature and pediment with enriched frieze and cornice. 2 doors within portico have moulded wood frames. The range behind the portico is painted brick with parapeted gable ends crowned by ball finials and stone busts. C20 glazing bar casements. Back range with plain tile roof and dentilled eaves.

Listing NGR: TL1106707320

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 21 Hertfordshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: TL 11067 07320

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