Temple of Decision

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Building summary
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Name Temple of Decision
Other names
Date 1850-6
Architect Alexander Roos
OS grid ref NO 23113 07083
Latitude & longitude 56°15′00″N 3°14′33″W

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

HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB8768 Date: 22/10/1984 Category: C
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. [...]

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