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The Mausoleum and Walls, Wotton

Description: The Mausoleum and Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 290063

OS Grid Reference: TQ1163746976
OS Grid Coordinates: 511637, 146976
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2111, -0.4031

Location: Brickyard Lane, Wotton, Surrey RH5 6QE

Locality: Wotton
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 6QE

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Listing Text

In the entry for: WOTTON C.P. BRICKYARD LANE

4/101 The Mausoleum and
Walls, Wotton House

The address shall be amended to read:- BRICKYARD LANE
the Mausoleum and Walls



4/101 The Mausoleum and
11/11/66 Walls, Wotton House


Mausoleum,walls and gates. Early C19 though with 1590/1690 carved on its face.
Sandstone rubble walls on entrance court, ashlared entrance with brick lined
chamber cut into rocky hillside. Rectangular entrance court in front with
rectangular chamber cut into hillside behind central door. Entrance walls
approximately 5 feet high with iron railings above and curving round to front
corners to flank gate piers with paired scroll work, wrought iron gates. Entrance
courtyard originally terrazzo floored. Pedimented, block-vermiculated entrance
front with gryphon (Evelyn Crest) in tympanum and metope and triglyph frieze.
Lugged architrave surround, tapering to top, to half-panelled tapering doors with
wrought iron grilles to upper part. Butterfly carving on door lintel and
inscription, part of which reading "Good deeds are the Best memorials".
Interior:- Terrazzo floored, brick barrel vaulted space with paterae patterned
tiled dado wall to end. Twenty brick and stone coffin niches, 10 either side in
two rows of five, all empty.

Listing NGR: TQ1163746976

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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