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Description: Mausoleum Lodge
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335593
OS Grid Reference: SK4149697256
OS Grid Coordinates: 441496, 397256
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4704, -1.3763
SK49NW WENTWORTH CORTWORTH LANE
5/86 No 39
Lodge. c1790, probably by John Carr of York for the 4th Earl Fitzwilliam
(Wragg); later additions. Ashlar sandstone, slate roof. Octagonal.
2 storeys with single-storey wing to rear. Stepped plinth. Half-round
steps to part-glazed, panelled, double doors, fanlight with radial
glazing bars to tear-shaped lights. Impost band, archivolt with console-
shaped keystone. Door flanked by round-headed niches, recessed panels
above band. Cornice forms gutter; hipped roof with lead flashings;
octagonal stack. Rear: another octagonal stack at eaves has tall fluted
pot. To each return: tall round-headed window with thick glazing bars
and inset opening lights, keyed archivolt as door. First floor placed
at mid-height of windows. Guards the entrance to the Rockingham
Mausoleum (q.v.). This building in a appearance is more of the Flitcroft period.
R. B. Wragg, 'The Rockingham Mausoleum (1784-1793);
Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol 52, 1980, p165.
Listing NGR: SK4149697256
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