Aberdeenshire HER - NJ94NE0049 - PITFOUR

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Primary ReferenceNJ94NE0049
NamePITFOUR
NRHE Card No.NJ94NE72
NRHE Numlink 80774
HES SM No.
HES LB No. 16068
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Complete 2
Details Folly. Temple of Theseus. The neo-classical tastes of the early Ferguson lairds of Pitfour are reflected in the copy of the Doric temple which was built by the lakeside c1835. Small Greek Doric, hexastyle temple with 34 granite column peristyle; wood entablature. Very finely detailed, interior contains cold bath. Roof dilapidated and parts of cornice missing.
Last Update15/08/2017
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Easting: 397472.852113219, Northing: 848693.254888232

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Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
TEMPLESHEXASTYLEGREEKA100
COLUMNSPERISTYLE B100
BATHSINTERNAL C100