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Peacock Mausoleum to West of Brookfield Unitarian Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gorton North, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4601 / 53°27'36"N

Longitude: -2.1688 / 2°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 388887

OS Northings: 395936

OS Grid: SJ888959

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.7D

Mapcode Global: WHB9P.N9F9

Entry Name: Peacock Mausoleum to West of Brookfield Unitarian Church

Location: Manchester, M18

County: Manchester

Locality: Gorton North

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388208

Source ID: 1218905

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89NE HYDE ROAD, Gorton South
698-1/5/702 (South side)
03/10/74 Peacock mausoleum to west of
Brookfield Unitarian Church
(Formerly Listed as:
HYDE ROAD, Gorton
(South side)
Mausoleum in churchyard to west of
Brookfield Unitarian Church)

GV II*

Mausoleum. Commemorates Joseph Peacock (d.1875), son of
Richard Peacock (founder and benefactor of Brookfield
Unitarian Church). White stone. Rectangular plan. Gothic
style. Four-step base, plinth with raised lettering; large
3-bay shrine in French Gothic style with gabled buttresses and
bays enriched with carving including human heads, bats, and
ivy leaves, each bay having a 2-centred arch of 2 lights with
slender shafts, a roundel in the head, and gablet. Statues at
the corners on slender pedestals and protected by cusped
canopies, decorated like the gablets. Steeply-pitched roof of
the same material. Forms part of group which includes
Brookfield Unitarian Church (q.v.), Lodge to church (q.v.),
and former Sunday School (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ8888795936

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