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temple houses



17th December 2014

Certain houses just stop me in my tracks when I’m scanning through property websites, and if you spotted the recent post on this 1960s house in Berkshire in the UK, you’ll understand why this house listed with The Modern House also caught my eye. Designed in 1966 by the architect John Penn, this single storey property is one of a celebrated group of nine Suffolk houses that are referred to as the ‘temple’ houses due to the classical symmetry of their planning, combined with the fact that the buildings are raised slightly off the ground on a platform. Continue Reading…