History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Dysart Mausoleum and Railing

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buckminster, Leicestershire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189774

Location: Buckminster, Melton, Leicestershire, NG33

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Buckminster

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Buckminster St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

Find accommodation in
Sproxton

Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/09/2015

SK 82 SE
2/2

BUCKMINSTER
CHURCH DRIVE (north side)
Dysart Mausoleum and railing

GV
II*
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.