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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: BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY RAY MAUSOLEUM

List entry Number: 1381665

Location

BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY RAY MAUSOLEUM, LEWES ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482028

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3205NW LEWES ROAD 577-1/23/382 (East side) Brighton Extra Mural Cemetery: Ray mausoleum

GV II

Mausoleum of the Ray family, approx 5 metres east of the cemetery chapel (qv). c1850. Knapped flint with granite dressings, asphalted roof. The building is square in plan and partly set into the hillside. Pointed-arched entrance to west set under a rectangular hoodmould, the spandrels filled with quatrefoils, and over it a gabled niche containing a Classical female figure. The 2 principal fronts to west and south are divided by buttresses creating uneven bays on the west side, even on the south, and there is a high base with an offset through which the entrance breaks. South bay to west has a trefoiled niche under a pointed-arched hoodmould with another Classical female figure in it and a cross in an octofoil above. On the south side there are 2 trefoiled panels under ogee hoodmoulds, that to the west 'Mary at the Sepulchre', to the east 'Gethsemane'. The east face has a similar panel of Christ and St Peter. Cornice and blocking course.





Listing NGR: TQ3246105841

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32461 05841

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