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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 ROYAL MAUSOLEUM

List entry Number: 1117781

Location

THE ROYAL MAUSOLEUM

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40364

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

5130 THE HOME PARK The Royal Mausoleum SU 97 NE 8/97 I

1862-71 by A J Humbert and Professor Gruner of Dresden, to whom initial sketch design is owed. Ashlar, Romanesque on Greek cross plan with tall octagonal drum, arcaded windows and shallow hipped copper roof. Bowed, lower, arcaded window ambulatories between arms of cross. East portico with 3 arches giving onto terrace and flight of steps. 2 full size bronze angels in front of portico. Ornate lamp standards to base of steps. Interior has rich Raphaelesque decoration programmed by Gruner. Barrel vaulted arms, giant pilasters to main piers, large statue niches and painted spandrels above arches, oval medallions between tripartite windows of the drum. The sculpture all by Dresden artists: H Baumer, H Hultzsch, G Kuntz and F Rentsch. Paintings/frescoes by N Consoni, J Frank and P Jander. Large tomb chest monument to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert with marble effigies by Baron Marochetti, 1864-8. Other monuments to members of the Royal Family by Boehm, and an Anglo-Saxon group of Victoria and Albert by W Theed the younger.

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National Grid Reference: SU 97445 75940

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