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Preston Family Mausoleum, Church St. Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellel, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9756 / 53°58'31"N

Longitude: -2.7918 / 2°47'30"W

OS Eastings: 348160

OS Northings: 453566

OS Grid: SD481535

Mapcode National: GBR 8QYG.CM

Mapcode Global: WH84M.2BTM

Entry Name: Preston Family Mausoleum, Church St. Mary

Listing Date: 7 June 1979

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182150

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Ellel

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ellel St John The Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


12/77 Preston family Mausoleum, Church
St. Mary
7-6-1979 (Formerly included in listing
of Chapel of St.Mary in
the grounds of Ellel


Mausoleum, 1873 by W.& G. Audsley. Built for Preston family of Ellel
Grange (q.v.). Coursed rock-faced sandstone with steep slate roof. Walls
have a weathered offset above a plinth. Gables have copings. The doorway, in
the east gable wall, has a pointed arch moulded in 2 orders having angle
shafts with foliated capitals. The tympanum has a carved scene of the
Resurrection. The west window is of 4 lights with Geometric tracery. Inside,
the side walls have 5-bay blank arcades with pointed arches and columns with
foliated capitals. The western arcades contain memorial tablets, some now
damaged. Under the west window is an inscribed granite tablet within a
sandstone border with Gothic carving.

Listing NGR: SD4816053566

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

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