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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051437
English Heritage Legacy ID: 228675
Location: Blickling, Broadland, Norfolk, NR11
Civil Parish: Blickling
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Blickling
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 12 NE BLICKLING BLICKLING PARK
4/16 The Mausoleum
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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