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The Mausoleum

A Grade I Listed Building in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6471 / 51°38'49"N

Longitude: -0.8048 / 0°48'17"W

OS Eastings: 482794

OS Northings: 194933

OS Grid: SU827949

Mapcode National: GBR D4W.MCK

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.0VDP

Entry Name: The Mausoleum

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46141

Location: West Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: West Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: West Wycombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The Mausoleum
SU 8294 10/2 9.1.54.

1763-4, designed by John Bastard the Younger of Blandford. Hexagonal tall
flint rubble wall ashlar dressed with entablature and panelled parapet
surmounted by stone urns grouped in threes at angles. Exterior has attached
stucco Roman Doric columns under entablature with triglyphs, guttae and
urn reliefs to frieze, modillioned cornice. Interior, unroofed, has wall
monuments, 1 with figure sculpture early C18, and central 1769 monument
of urn on pedestal under Roman Ionic stone canopy.
Arches, bricks and rectangular openings to walls. Wall inscriptions to
Sir Francis Dashwood, Lord Le Despencer, and friends.

Church of Saint Lawrence and the Mausolemn form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8278894917

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