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The Mausoleum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blickling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8192 / 52°49'8"N

Longitude: 1.2134 / 1°12'48"E

OS Eastings: 616625

OS Northings: 329463

OS Grid: TG166294

Mapcode National: GBR VD0.7LY

Mapcode Global: WHLRH.MD0M

Entry Name: The Mausoleum

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228675

Location: Blickling, Broadland, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Blickling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Blickling

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/16 The Mausoleum

- II*

Mausoleum. Built 1793 to a design by Joseph Bonomi, architect. Pyramid of
limestone ashlar blocks on square base with later iron perimeter railings.
East side has central doorway with 2-leaf panelled door, stone architrave
and entablature surmounted by heraldic achievement. In the entablature, the
motto AVCTOR PRETIOSA FACET. North and south sides have central square
openings with moulded stone architraves. To the west, a square memorial panel
with architrave and entablature surmounted by a bull. The tablet records
that the mausoleum was erected to the memory of John Hobart, Earl of
Buckingham (d.1793) by his widow and William Asheton Harbord. Interior: has
domed vault with dentilled cornice; eight arched recesses, five of which
are blind and contain tombs and wall monuments.

Listing NGR: TG1662529463

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