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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: MAUSOLEUM OF THE DUCHESS OF KENT

List entry Number: 1117780

Location

MAUSOLEUM OF THE DUCHESS OF KENT

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

County District District Type Parish
Windsor and MaidenheadUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40362

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

5130 THE HOME PARK Mausoleum of the Duchess of Kent SU 97 NE 8/95 I 18r~. Begun during the life of the Duchess of Kent. Architect A J Humbert. Heavy late French neo-classical detail. Galleried, ribbed copper dome to ashlar rotunda surrounded by pink granite colonnade with bronze Ionic capitals and bases. Bronze urns on entablature. Rusticated basement. Main approach, facing bridge over lake, has double flight of balustraded steps, heavy rustication to retaining wall with central niche and bust, returning to meet on terrace in front of heavily rusticated projecting portal to basement of rotunda. Heavy panelled round headed gun metal doors. Interior by Professor Gruner of Dresden with heraldic painting. Statue of the Duchess by William Theed the younger.



Listing NGR: SU9755475915

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National Grid Reference: SU 97554 75915

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