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


List entry Number: 1299780



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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityFarnborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305586

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FARNBOROUGH SP 4349 Farnborough Hall 1195/16/11 The Ionic Temple (formerly listed as: Ionic Temple) 30.5.67


Temple. c1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller and built by William Hiorns for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar and imitation ashlar render. Slate roof. Pedimented tetrastyle Ionic portico with fluted frieze and moulded cornice. Interior plastered. Forms an important feature of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller; a major example of mid C18 landscape design. (Sources: Jackson-Stops G: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook: 1984; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966: 293; Nares G: Farnborough Hall: Country Life: 11 and 18 February 1954; Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (English Heritage): Part 42 Warwickshire).

Listing NGR: SP4308349066

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Farnborough Hall National Trust Guidebook, (1984)
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 293
Nares, G, 'Country Life' in Farnborough Hall, (1954)
Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 43083 49066


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