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The Mausoleum, Cobham Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Cobham, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356725

Location: Cobham, Gravesham, Kent, ME2

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Cobham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Cobham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 66 NE COBHAM
5/37
27.8.52 The Mausoleum,
Cobham Hall
(formerly listed as
Mausoleum in Park)

I


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

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

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