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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 160 METRES EAST OF MILLICHOPE PARK

List entry Number: 1383366

Location

TEMPLE 160 METRES EAST OF MILLICHOPE PARK, MILLICHOPE PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityMunslow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483784

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History

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Details

MUNSLOW

SO58NW MILLICHOPE PARK 1312-1/11/166 Temple 160 metres east of Millichope 15/03/74 Park

GV II*

Memorial temple. Dated 1770. By George Steuart. Built as cenotaph for the More family. Ashlar with leaded domed roof. EXTERIOR: cylindrical structure set on a circular stylobate, with 8 Ionic pilasters surrounded by 8 Ionic columns supporting a plain entablature, moulded dentil cornice and leaded dome. 6-panelled entrance door in plain surround between pilasters with inscribed and dated plaque over. INTERIOR: moulded skirting, dado, cornice and coffered dome. Inscribed pedestal memorial surmounted with statue of winged cherub and globe on vase commemorating L More d.1744 and J More d.1763. Temple forms an eyecatching focus across a picturesque landscape of cliff-face, lake and lawn from the front of Millichope Park (qv).





Listing NGR: SO5281788315

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National Grid Reference: SO 52817 88315

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