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Fitzgerald Mausoleum in the Churchyard of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Boulge, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1281 / 52°7'41"N

Longitude: 1.2916 / 1°17'29"E

OS Eastings: 625396

OS Northings: 252862

OS Grid: TM253528

Mapcode National: GBR VNF.HCW

Mapcode Global: VHLBH.BRNZ

Entry Name: Fitzgerald Mausoleum in the Churchyard of St Michael

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285388

Location: Boulge, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Boulge

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Boulge St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BOULGE
TM 25 SE
3/25 FitzGerald Mausoleum
in the Churchyard of
St Michael
G.V. II
Mausoleum. Mid-Cl9. Knapped flint with ashlar dressings. Single storey,
half-sunk. East face: 5 steps leading down into area with walling of
knapped flint at either side and ashlar coping. Central double doors with
ashlar surround having pillars with moulded bases and foliate capitals. The
archway has a hollow chamfer containing square-flower ornaments. Weathered
inscription to voussoirs above reading:

Lord (illegible) Receive my Spirit.

Gablet above containing a blank shield. Pyramidal roof above this of
ashlar blocks simulating tiles. South face: similar central gable
containing a cross-shaped light. North and west fronts: similar, save that
the north face, was damaged at the time of the re-survey (1987), the
knapped flint facing having fallen off at left revealing the brick walling
beneath. Set of cast iron railings and gates surrounding the area and body
of the mausoleum, having circular posts with fleur-de-lys finials at the
corners.


Listing NGR: TM2539652862

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