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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MAUSOLEUM

List entry Number: 1051437

Location

THE MAUSOLEUM, BLICKLING PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorfolkBroadlandDistrict AuthorityBlickling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228675

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TG 12 NE BLICKLING BLICKLING PARK

4/16 The Mausoleum 19-1-52

- II*

Mausoleum. Built 1793 to a design by Joseph Bonomi, architect. Pyramid of limestone ashlar blocks on square base with later iron perimeter railings. East side has central doorway with 2-leaf panelled door, stone architrave and entablature surmounted by heraldic achievement. In the entablature, the motto AVCTOR PRETIOSA FACET. North and south sides have central square openings with moulded stone architraves. To the west, a square memorial panel with architrave and entablature surmounted by a bull. The tablet records that the mausoleum was erected to the memory of John Hobart, Earl of Buckingham (d.1793) by his widow and William Asheton Harbord. Interior: has domed vault with dentilled cornice; eight arched recesses, five of which are blind and contain tombs and wall monuments.

Listing NGR: TG1662529463

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 29 Norfolk,

National Grid Reference: TG 16625 29463

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