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A building or structure used for religious ceremonies or worship. For later landscape features use GARDEN TEMPLE or FOLLY.

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Term Note
GARDEN TEMPLE A garden building, usually in the Gothic or classical style. The term can be applied to many types of garden building with an interior space in which to stand or sit.
MOSQUE A Muslim temple or place of worship.
RITUAL BUILDING A building which appears to have fulfilled a ritual, rather than a domestic or industrial, function.
SHRINE A place of worship associated with a sacred person or object.
SYNAGOGUE A building for worship and religious instruction in the Jewish faith. Linked Data resource