Record Details

NHER Number:45934
Type of record:Building
Name:The Doric Temple, Blickling Park

Summary

An early to mid 18th century garden temple probably designed by Matthew Brettingham with further alterations carried out by the Reptons. The temple has a Doric portico, and inside there is an elaborate cornice and fireplace.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1823 2852
Map Sheet:TG12NE
Parish:BLICKLING, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1952. Listed, Grade II*.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Garden temple. Early/mid 18th century, probably by Matthew Brettingham senior, with later alterations by Humphry or John Adey Repton. Gault brick with stone and stucco dressings, shallow-pitched sheet copper roof. One storey, rectangular plan. Steps up to portico on west; Doric distyle in antis."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 29 August 2006. Amended by J. Cullis (HES), 02 January 2020.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN TEMPLE (17th Century to 21st Century - 1700 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051432.

Related records

30433Part of: Blickling Park (Monument)

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