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Lytton Mausoleum in Knebworth Park, Including Railings, Knebworth

Description: Lytton Mausoleum in Knebworth Park, Including Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162104

OS Grid Reference: TL2316521137
OS Grid Coordinates: 523165, 221137
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8752, -0.2123

Location: Old Knebworth Lane, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG3 6PY

Locality: Knebworth
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG3 6PY

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Listing Text

Old Knebworth
(west side)

3/152 Lytton Mausoleum in
Knebworth Park, includinq
27.5.68 railings


Mausoleum. 1817 by J B Papworth. Commissioned by Mrs E Bulwer
Lytton, presumably for her parents, Richard and Elizabeth
Warburton-Lytton. Small rectangular stone chapel with canted
angles and slightly tapering walls. W and E walls have blank
doors with architrave frames flanked by consoles and with
segmental pediments. Inscribed panels on long elevations.
Niches in canted sides with stone vases. The roof rises to a
central podium carrying a stone sarcophagus with shell acroteria.
The monument is surrounded by contemporary iron railings.
(Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2316521137

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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