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Magniac Mausoleum St Peter's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnbrook, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.2256 / 52°13'32"N

Longitude: -0.5471 / 0°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 499334

OS Northings: 259593

OS Grid: SP993595

Mapcode National: GBR G0X.DHN

Mapcode Global: VHFPT.GBM6

Entry Name: Magniac Mausoleum St Peter's Churchyard

Listing Date: 27 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37196

Location: Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Sharnbrook

Built-Up Area: Sharnbrook

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sharnbrook

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9959
18/445 Magniac Mausoleum St
Peter's Churchyard

Mausoleum of 1870, designed by William Burges. Large rectangular memorial in
stone and inlaid marble decoration, in free version of Sicilian Romanesque
style. Rests on beaded plinth with undulate frieze running below and above
main panels, then ogee cornice and flat slab top. Central cartouche in each
side, with a cherub in three-quarter relief supporting an ornate scrolled
console at each end of the long sides. Various inscriptions to members of the
Magniac family of Colworth House. Protected by possibly later hipped red clay
tile roof supported on eight wooden bracketed posts with end braces. Set on
much larger limestone-edged plinth. J Mordaunt Crook, William Burges and the
High Victorian Dream (1981) p153-4, 373, 432.

Listing NGR: SP9933459593

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