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Lytton Mausoleum in Knebworth Park, Including Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Knebworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8752 / 51°52'30"N

Longitude: -0.2123 / 0°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 523165

OS Northings: 221137

OS Grid: TL231211

Mapcode National: GBR J88.F4F

Mapcode Global: VHGP6.84N9

Entry Name: Lytton Mausoleum in Knebworth Park, Including Railings

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162104

Location: Knebworth, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG3

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Knebworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Knebworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Old Knebworth
(west side)

3/152 Lytton Mausoleum in
Knebworth Park, includinq
27.5.68 railings


Mausoleum. 1817 by J B Papworth. Commissioned by Mrs E Bulwer
Lytton, presumably for her parents, Richard and Elizabeth
Warburton-Lytton. Small rectangular stone chapel with canted
angles and slightly tapering walls. W and E walls have blank
doors with architrave frames flanked by consoles and with
segmental pediments. Inscribed panels on long elevations.
Niches in canted sides with stone vases. The roof rises to a
central podium carrying a stone sarcophagus with shell acroteria.
The monument is surrounded by contemporary iron railings.
(Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2316521137

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