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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: GOTHIC TEMPLE

List entry Number: 1276750

Location

GOTHIC TEMPLE, CUMBERHILLS ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireAmber ValleyDistrict AuthorityWeston Underwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78947

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History

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Details

SK 34 SW PARISH OF WESTON UNDERWOOD CUMBERHILLS ROAD 3/105 (North Side) Gothic Temple, 13.2. Kedleston Park II* Folly, now house. c1758-9. Probably by Robert Adam. Red brick faced in sandstone ashlar. Roof hidden behind parapets. Single storey. Gothic style with Dec detail. West elevation of three bays, divided by triple shafted columns with shaft rings and stiff leaf capitals. Each bay has a 3-light pointed window with surprisingly correct reticulated tracery and crocketed ogee hoodmould. Over each window is a trefoiled super arch with upright leaf responds. Blank shields in spandrels and below the sills. Moulded cornice and parapet above with blind triangular headed motifs. The centre bay has a second tall parapet with a blind cross arrow slit, flanked by pierced quatrefoils. Lozenge frieze above. Four crocketed pinnacles. Narrow north and south elevations with) similar parapets and centre bay, flanked by narrow blind bays. Lower block to west. The interior has stucco work by Vassali.

Source: See drawing amongst the Adam Collection at the Soane Museum.

Listing NGR: SK3187741789

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National Grid Reference: SK 31877 41789

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