Building record 0446503006 - ISLAND/MUSIC TEMPLE, WEST WYCOMBE

Summary

Eighteenth century garden temple, called the Island or Music Temple, in West Wycombe Park

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II*) 1125125: ISLAND TEMPLE, WEST WYCOMBE PARK

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • GARDEN TEMPLE (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

Description

Grade II+. 1778-80 by Nicholas Revett. Single storey rectangular block with semi-circular east end loggia. Cement rendering, hipped Welsh slate roof. Modified Tower of the Winds capitals to columns and pilasters under entablature with dentil cornice. East elevation central doorway, two thirds glazed door, flanking pair of sash windows, all with glazing bars. Pedimented west end (B9).

Sources (16)

  • ---SBC17191 Aerial Photograph: Aerofilms. 1968. Aerofilms oblique AP. SU829945. Yes.
  • ---SBC17552 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16 16A. SU\829949. Yes.
  • ---SBC17554 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/19. SU\828943. Yes.
  • ---SBC17555 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/20. SU\828943. Yes.
  • ---SBC17556 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/21. SU\828943. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7342 Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRED OF DESBOROUGH PP414-421.
  • <2>SBC14487 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP932-933.
  • <3>SBC15481 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P135.
  • <4>SBC11811 Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE PP283-287 PL56.
  • <5>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <6>SBC9890 Bibliographic reference: NATIONAL TRUST 1977 PROPERTIES OF.
  • <7>SBC6117 Bibliographic reference: HARRIS J 1979 THE ARTIST & THE COUNTRY HOUSE: A HISTORY OF COUNTRY HOUSE AND GARDEN VIEW PAINTING 15.
  • <8>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <9>SBC3604 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: WYCOMBE DISTRICT: BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE.
  • <10>SBC4635 Bibliographic reference: ENGLISH HERITAGE 1994 REGISTER OF PARKS & GARDENS OF SPECIAL HISTORIC IN-TEREST IN ENGLAND: PART 4 B.
  • <11>SBC9893 Bibliographic reference: NATIONAL TRUST 1981 WEST WYCOMBE PARK (COPY, FILED).

Location

Grid reference SU 83159 94454 (point)
Civil Parish HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13570)

Record last edited

Mar 29 2017 11:17AM

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