Temple of Decision

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Building summary
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Name Temple of Decision
Date 1850-6
Architect Alexander Roos
OS grid ref NO 23113 07083
Latitude & longitude 56°15′00″N 3°14′33″W
HES listing details[1]
Category C
Reference / Date LB8768 / 22/10/1984
Address/Site Name House of Falkland Estate, Temple of Decision, Green Hill

Alexander Roos, 1850-6. Former single chamber pedimented temple summerhouse, situated on prominent site in landscape, now in semi-ruinous condition (2011). Ashlar to exterior, rubble interior. Round-arched niche to W. Ashlar gatepier with pedimented coping to N.

Statement of special interest:

This summerhouse, called the Temple of Decision, was built as a focal point in the landscape when viewed from the principal rooms in the House of Falkland (see separate listing) and continues to make a contribution to the landscape of Falkland Estate. [...]

The Temple of Decision is a ruined temple or summerhouse in the House of Falkland designed landscape.

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