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West Norwood Memorial Park Mausoleum of Sir Henry Doulton

A Grade II Listed Building in Gipsy Hill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4323 / 51°25'56"N

Longitude: -0.0962 / 0°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 532439

OS Northings: 172086

OS Grid: TQ324720

Mapcode National: GBR GS.JFV

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.980B

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Mausoleum of Sir Henry Doulton

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204514

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipsy Hill

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Norwood St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

TQ 3272 32/723 Tomb of Sir Henry
Doulton in West Norwood
Memorial Park
II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD
963-0/32/723 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Mausoleum of Sir Henry Doulton

GV II

Mausoleum. Probably c1888 by R. Stark Wilkinson, designer of
Doulton Pottery on the Albert Embankment, for Doulton's wife.
Small red bricks with red terracotta quoins, dressings and
roof tiles. Rectangular plan. "Tudor" style terracotta
entrance with corbels of angels holding shields to label stops
with relief angles in spandrels; above, a gable with relief
panel depicting angels - possibly by George Tinworth, chief
sculptor for Doulton; elaborate metal door grilles. Entrance
flanked by inset inscribed panels. Continuous terracotta band
at floor level, also impost level which rises on 3 sides to
form labels above 3-light windows with cusped heads.
Crenellated eaves cornice with enriched frieze. Steeply
pitched terracotta tiled hipped roof with cross finial.
Interior has terracotta rib vault with bright mosaic panels of
blue heaven and stars. Originally containing 2 Doulton vases,
now missing. Sir Henry Doulton invented the weather resisting
type of terracotta used here and known as Doultonware.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

Tomb of Sir Henry
Doulton in
West Norwood Memorial
Park
TQ 3272 32/723

II

2.
1897, probably by R Stark Wilkinson, designer of Doulton's Pottery. Mausoleum
in tiny bright red bricks with red terra cotta roof slabs, quoins and dressings
to three light windows with cusped heads. Hipped roof with embattled eaves tiles.
Gabled entrance end. Inside, terra cotta rib vault with bright mosaic panels
of blue heaven and stars. Sculptured angels over door.


Listing NGR: TQ3243972086

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