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© Mr J M Pickering

IoE Number: 56902
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 30 March 2002
Date listed: 20 May 1985
Date of last amendment: 20 February 1985
Grade II

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SJ 55 SWCHOLMONDELEY C.P.CHOLMONDELEY PARK1/32Rotunda in the TempleGardens.

SJ 55 SW CHOLMONDELEY C.P. CHOLMONDELEY PARK 1/32 Rotunda in the Temple Gardens. GV II Rotunda. Late C19. Limestone with wrought iron open-work dome. A shelter with seats in florid Classical style. Six slender Corinthian Columns support a circular cornice with garlands and a dome framed from small wrought-iron back-to-back volutes. The high, square, column bases are carved with lions heads, quivers, shields , helmets and cannons or ribbons and fruit. They are linked by a circular stone seat with central console supports and each of the columns has a mid-height garland band. The shelter has a circular yorkstone paved base, approached up two steps. The dome has a cross finial rising from the central summit boss. Moved to this position late C20.

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