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The Nelson Pyramid, Perlethorpe cum Budby

Description: The Nelson Pyramid

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242261

OS Grid Reference: SK6256970064
OS Grid Coordinates: 462569, 370064
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2240, -1.0643

Location: Budby, Nottinghamshire NG22 9EU

Locality: Perlethorpe cum Budby
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG22 9EU

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Listing Text

SK 67 SW
1/119 The Nelson Pyramid

Memorial pyramid. c.1800. Ashlar and timber with Westmorland
slate cladding. Square plan with, to north, portico with
Etruscan columns, square capitals and frieze inscribed 'Palman
Qui Mervit Ferat'. Portico interior has walls inscribed, to
left, with names of ships and captains involved in the Battle of
the Nile (August 1798,) and to right, an incomplete verse.
Pyramid interior has round saucer domed chamber with fitted
timber bench and panelled doors. Part of a group of memorials to
the Battle of the Nile, erected by the owner of the Thoresby
Estate, who was a naval officer.

Listing NGR: SK6256970064

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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