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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: THE GOTHIC TEMPLE

List entry Number: 1211945

Location

THE GOTHIC TEMPLE

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityStowe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396471

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 6737 STOWE

9/74 STOWE SCHOOL The Gothic Temple

25.9.51 GV I

Pavilion, now a holiday cottage; 1741 by Gibbs. Brown ironstone, roof concealed by castellated parapets. Two storeys. Triangular plan with 3 storey tower at one angle, stone domed turrets at two. Each side has shallow gable divided into three bays to attached columns of a gothicised doric order with pointed arches between. The two central columns are crowned with pinnacles, flanking a central roundel with quatre-foil. First floor windows are traceried with quatre-foils in the centre. Ground floor openings have gothic panelled spandrels. Each arch contains a pointed arched window recess, some blank, others with quatrefoil opening at the head.

Listing NGR: SP6791037444

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 4 Buckinghamshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SP 67910 37444

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