Building record 0446503008 - TRIUMPHAL ARCH, WEST WYCOMBE

Summary

Late eighteenth century triumphal arch in West Wycombe Park, also known as the Temple of Apollo.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II*) 1160549: TRIUMPHAL ARCH WEST WYCOMBE PARK

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Type and Period (1)

  • TRIUMPHAL ARCH (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

Description

Grade II+. Later C18 park building. Knapped flints with ashlar and stucco dressings. Tall arch with ashlar imposts, archivolt and keystone. Flanking pairs of attached Roman Doric columns on plinths; entablature breaking forward over columns, parapet with 2 pairs of pedestals and central oblong panel inscribed 'Libertati Amici [ue] Sac [rum]'. Archway has patterned stone paving, 2 arched niches and painted coffering to soffit of arch (B9).

Sources (6)

  • ---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.
  • <9>SBC3604 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: WYCOMBE DISTRICT: BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE.

Location

Grid reference SU 82900 94286 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13570)

Record last edited

Dec 4 2013 10:56AM

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