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Description: Glenesk Mausoleum, St Marylebone Cemetary
Date Listed: 26 September 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 199242
OS Grid Reference: TQ2596989570
OS Grid Coordinates: 525969, 189570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5909, -0.1830
TQ 2589 EAST END ROAD, N2
22/6 Glenesk Mausoleum
St Marylebone Cemetary
Mausoleum. 1899 by Arthur Blomfield for Lord Glenesk. Limestone ashlar gable
stone; slate roof. Rectangular plan. Middle pointed style. Corner
buttresses. 3-bay east and west elevations have 2-light Decorated-style window
set in gabled slightly-projecting central bay flanked by lancets. North gable
has carved panel of Christ flanked by angels and soldiers over inscription and
3-light window of graduated lancets above pointed-arched doorway with foliate
spandrels, set within double-chamfered pointed arch; kneeling figures to finials
of buttresses. South gable has rose window with dogtooth carving, 3-light
window of graduated lancets and kneeling figures to finials of buttresses.
Interior: mosaic tile floor; engaged shafts with moulded capitals to springers
of fine 3-bay vaulted roof with foliate-carved bosses. South end has marble
wall shafts with foliate capitals to rerearch of rose window and fine stiff-leaf
carved frieze over fine inlaid tile reredos and altar. 3 fine Roman-style
sarcophagi to Lord Glenesk (d.1908), son Oliver (d.1905) and wife (d.1898).
Fine stained glass.
Listing NGR: TQ2596989570
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Source: English Heritage
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