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Latitude: 52.7981 / 52°47'53"N
Longitude: -0.6971 / 0°41'49"W
OS Eastings: 487942
OS Northings: 323078
OS Grid: SK879230
Mapcode National: GBR CQ2.JLK
Mapcode Global: WHGL1.8X9S
Entry Name: Dysart Mausoleum and Railing
Listing Date: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1360830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189774
Location: Buckminster, Melton, Leicestershire, NG33
Civil Parish: Buckminster
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Buckminster St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/09/2015
SK 82 SE
CHURCH DRIVE (north side)
Dysart Mausoleum and railing
Mausoleum. c.1880. Ashlar with stone slab roofs. Moulded
plinth and eaves, gable bands and verges. Gothic style. Single
storey, 3 bays. West front has central gabled porch with
flanking buttresses with heavily moulded pointed doorway with
rounded jambs, ogee hood mould and finial. Plank door with
elaborate bronze strap hinges and cross. Above the door, a
traceried roundel containing a shield and a cross. Beyond, on
each side, a large gabled corner buttress with traceried panels.
East side has a central gable with flanking buttresses, with a
plain leaded graduated triple lancet with heavily moulded reveal
and hood mould. Above, a small double lancet ventilator with
hood mould. Beyond, on each side, a large gabled corner
buttress. North and south gables have each 2 corner buttresses
with setoffs. Above, an unglazed 3 light mullioned ventilator.
Outside, a low coped wall carrying a spiked railing with baluster
shaped posts and a gateway to east. This building was erected by
the Trustees of the Eighth Earl of Dysart, who died in 1878.
Listing NGR: SK8794223078
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