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Mausoleum 450 Metres South West of Belvoir Castle, Belvoir

Description: Mausoleum 450 Metres South West of Belvoir Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189998

OS Grid Reference: SK8180033316
OS Grid Coordinates: 481800, 333316
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8911, -0.7856

Location: Belvoir, Leicestershire NG32 1PE

Locality: Belvoir
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 1PE

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Listing Text

SK 83 SW BELVOIR

15/189 Mausoleum 450 m
south-west of
1.1.68 Belvoir Castle

II

Mausoleum. 1826-28 by Benjamin and Philip Wyatt. Limestone. Roof not
visible behind parapets. Single storey in Norman style. Rectangular with
entrance in north-east side. Central round arch with much zig-zag and
other ornament. 3 orders of shafts in the jambs. One blind Norman arch
right and left, with one order of shafts. These repeat into returns.
Interior not inspected but known to have more Norman style masonry of some
quality and spectacular altar-tomb to fifth Duchess, 1825, by M.C. Wyatt.


Listing NGR: SK8180033316

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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