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Raikes Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Redbridge, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5981 / 51°35'53"N

Longitude: 0.0198 / 0°1'11"E

OS Eastings: 539990

OS Northings: 190737

OS Grid: TQ399907

Mapcode National: GBR LM.X8V

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.9397

Entry Name: Raikes Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 22 February 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204826

Location: Redbridge, London, E18

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Church End

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Woodford St Mary with St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 3990
11/C

HIGH ROAD E18
Raikes Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

GV
II*
Circa 1797. Neo-classical mausoleum somewhat in the Soane manner. Square. Of Portland stone. Primitive segmental pediment on each elevation; blank walls except for south side where there is a sealed entrance. Crisply carved oval sarcophagus on top with square feet, fluted sides and ring handles. Panels with epitaphs. One reads "Sacred to the memory of Martha Pelly the wife of Wm Raikes Esq of this parish, in whom the conjugal, parental and all the relative virtues were heightened by the advantages of a superior understanding". Mr Raikes was a director of the Bank of England.

Listing NGR: TQ3999090737

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

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