Building record 0446503010 - TEMPLE OF BACCHUS

Summary

Eighteenth century garden temple, called the Temple of Bacchus, in West Wycombe Park

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II*) 1125084: TEMPLE OF BACCHUS WEST WYCOMBE PARK

Map

Type and Period (1)

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

Description

Grade II+. C18, perhaps by Robert Adam. Stucco on stone base. Steps up flanked by lead sphinxes. Pediment on Roman Doric pilasters, round headed arch to alcove with statue of (?) Flora on pedestal. Flower garland in stucco on barrel vault (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SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator.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 82886 94305 (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

Oct 27 2016 6:43PM

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