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HER Number:MDV23749
Name:The Temple, Alexandra Terrace, Exmouth


A copy of the Temple of Theseus in Athens built in 1824 as one of two summerhouses for William Kendall, with later additions. The other summerhouse, a copy of the Erechtheion, has been demolished.


Grid Reference:SX 999 806
Map Sheet:SX98SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SE/52
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TEMPLE (XIX - 1824 AD to 1824 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 15/06/1978, Exmouth, 2 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV131898.

The Temple (Information Bureau), Alexandra Terrace. 1824. Originally a reproduction of the Temple of Theseus at Athens. One of two summerhouses (the other, now demolished, was a copy of the Erechtheion) built for William Kendall. Wings and bows added later. Succoed. Some alterations.

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Temple Field (Plot 620) marked on Tithe Map and Apportionment.

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1853, Extract from Admiralty Chart (Cartographic). SDV129716.

Temple marked on 1853 admiralty chart.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Temple marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map on east side of Temple Road close to the Imperial Hotel.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap, Map object based on this source. (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV129716Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1853. Extract from Admiralty Chart. Admiralty Chart. Photocopy + Digital.
SDV131898List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 15/06/1978. Exmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 2.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). Map object based on this source..
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2012 3:01PM