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Latitude: 51.3892 / 51°23'20"N
Longitude: 0.4338 / 0°26'1"E
OS Eastings: 569437
OS Northings: 168379
OS Grid: TQ694683
Mapcode National: GBR NN7.VXS
Mapcode Global: VHJLS.GBPX
Entry Name: The Mausoleum, Cobham Hall
Listing Date: 27 August 1952
Last Amended: 26 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1095055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356725
Location: Cobham, Gravesham, Kent, ME2
Civil Parish: Cobham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Cobham St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 66 NE COBHAM
27.8.52 The Mausoleum,
(formerly listed as
Mausoleum in Park)
1783 designed by James Wyatt for the 4th Earl of Darnley. Never used. Portland
stone. Square with projecting chamfered corners. Surmounted by a pyramid. Roman
Doric order, fluted columns in antis on face, prostyle on angles. Lunette openings
above cornice. Tomb chests above the angle architraves. Circular chapel up several
steps with red marble Corinthian order and coffered dome of plaster. Basement at
lower level held 32 coffin shelves under shallow stone dome.
Condition poor, disrupted by vegetation and battered by vandals. The iron railings
round the south area have been removed.
Listing NGR: TQ6797468916
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