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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: 1160467

Location

THE MAUSOLEUM

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireWycombeDistrict AuthorityWest Wycombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46141

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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

WEST WYCOMBE 1. 963 The Mausoleum SU 8294 10/2 9.1.54. I GV

2. 1763-4, designed by John Bastard the Younger of Blandford. Hexagonal tall flint rubble wall ashlar dressed with entablature and panelled parapet surmounted by stone urns grouped in threes at angles. Exterior has attached stucco Roman Doric columns under entablature with triglyphs, guttae and urn reliefs to frieze, modillioned cornice. Interior, unroofed, has wall monuments, 1 with figure sculpture early C18, and central 1769 monument of urn on pedestal under Roman Ionic stone canopy. Arches, bricks and rectangular openings to walls. Wall inscriptions to Sir Francis Dashwood, Lord Le Despencer, and friends.

Church of Saint Lawrence and the Mausolemn form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8278894917

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 82794 94932, SU 82794 94933

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