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Preston Family Mausoleum, Church St. Mary, Ellel

Description: Preston Family Mausoleum, Church St. Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 182150

OS Grid Reference: SD4816053566
OS Grid Coordinates: 348160, 453566
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9755, -2.7918

Location: Ellel, Lancashire LA2 0HN

Locality: Ellel
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 0HN

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Listing Text


12/77 Preston family Mausoleum, Church
St. Mary
7-6-1979 (Formerly included in listing
of Chapel of St.Mary in
the grounds of Ellel


Mausoleum, 1873 by W.& G. Audsley. Built for Preston family of Ellel
Grange (q.v.). Coursed rock-faced sandstone with steep slate roof. Walls
have a weathered offset above a plinth. Gables have copings. The doorway, in
the east gable wall, has a pointed arch moulded in 2 orders having angle
shafts with foliated capitals. The tympanum has a carved scene of the
Resurrection. The west window is of 4 lights with Geometric tracery. Inside,
the side walls have 5-bay blank arcades with pointed arches and columns with
foliated capitals. The western arcades contain memorial tablets, some now
damaged. Under the west window is an inscribed granite tablet within a
sandstone border with Gothic carving.

Listing NGR: SD4816053566

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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