Record Details

NHER Number:43982
Type of record:Building
Name:Temple in Narford Park

Summary

This 19th century garden temple was originally located within Narford park (NHER 30473), although as the area of the park has been reduced since the 19th century it now stands outside. It is built of gault brick and has a slate roof and a pediment supported by two Tuscan columns.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 76009 14669
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Temple, ornamental feature of park (NHER 30473), 19th century, gault brick, slate roof. Two Tuscan columns in antis of rubbed brick, pediment with eroded datestone, low walls between columns and angles. Interior: rear and return walls lined with glazed terracotta coloured tiles, central niche to rear.
Temple is on Bradmoor Hill at end of vista from Narford Hall (NHER 4013) 1km to southsoutheast; it is about 120m north of Public Footpath No. 7.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 14 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN TEMPLE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

Related records

30473Part of: Narford Park (Monument)
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