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Latitude: 52.2256 / 52°13'32"N
Longitude: -0.5471 / 0°32'49"W
OS Eastings: 499334
OS Northings: 259593
OS Grid: SP993595
Mapcode National: GBR G0X.DHN
Mapcode Global: VHFPT.GBM6
Entry Name: Magniac Mausoleum St Peter's Churchyard
Listing Date: 27 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114373
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37196
Location: Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK44
Civil Parish: Sharnbrook
Built-Up Area: Sharnbrook
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Sharnbrook
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SHARNBROOK CHURCH LANE
18/445 Magniac Mausoleum St
Mausoleum of 1870, designed by William Burges. Large rectangular memorial in
stone and inlaid marble decoration, in free version of Sicilian Romanesque
style. Rests on beaded plinth with undulate frieze running below and above
main panels, then ogee cornice and flat slab top. Central cartouche in each
side, with a cherub in three-quarter relief supporting an ornate scrolled
console at each end of the long sides. Various inscriptions to members of the
Magniac family of Colworth House. Protected by possibly later hipped red clay
tile roof supported on eight wooden bracketed posts with end braces. Set on
much larger limestone-edged plinth. J Mordaunt Crook, William Burges and the
High Victorian Dream (1981) p153-4, 373, 432.
Listing NGR: SP9933459593
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