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Mausoleum of the Duchess of Kent

A Grade I Listed Building in Eton and Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.4738 / 51°28'25"N

Longitude: -0.5968 / 0°35'48"W

OS Eastings: 497554

OS Northings: 175915

OS Grid: SU975759

Mapcode National: GBR F8L.KYD

Mapcode Global: VHFTG.L7W0

Entry Name: Mausoleum of the Duchess of Kent

Listing Date: 2 October 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40362

Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Electoral Ward/Division: Eton and Castle

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: New Windsor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Mausoleum of the Duchess of Kent
SU 97 NE 8/95

18r~. Begun during the life of the Duchess of Kent. Architect A J Humbert.
Heavy late French neo-classical detail. Galleried, ribbed copper dome to ashlar rotunda surrounded by pink granite colonnade with bronze Ionic capitals and
bases. Bronze urns on entablature. Rusticated basement. Main approach, facing bridge over lake, has double flight of balustraded steps, heavy rustication to retaining wall with central niche and bust, returning to meet on terrace
in front of heavily rusticated projecting portal to basement of rotunda. Heavy panelled round headed gun metal doors. Interior by Professor Gruner of Dresden with heraldic painting. Statue of the Duchess by William Theed the younger.

Listing NGR: SU9755475915

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