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Peacock Mausoleum to West of Brookfield Unitarian Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gorton North, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.46 / 53°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.1687 / 2°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 388894

OS Northings: 395927

OS Grid: SJ888959

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.8F

Mapcode Global: WHB9P.N9GC

Entry Name: Peacock Mausoleum to West of Brookfield Unitarian Church

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388208

Location: Manchester, M18

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Gorton North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Gorton St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text



HYDE ROAD, Gorton South
(South side)
Peacock mausoleum to west of Brookfield Unitarian Church
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Mausoleum in churchyard to west of Brookfield Unitarian Church)


Mausoleum. Commemorates Joseph Peacock (d.1875), son of
Richard Peacock (founder and benefactor of Brookfield
Unitarian Church). White stone. Rectangular plan. Gothic
style. Four-step base, plinth with raised lettering; large
3-bay shrine in French Gothic style with gabled buttresses and
bays enriched with carving including human heads, bats, and
ivy leaves, each bay having a 2-centred arch of 2 lights with
slender shafts, a roundel in the head, and gablet. Statues at
the corners on slender pedestals and protected by cusped
canopies, decorated like the gablets. Steeply-pitched roof of
the same material. Forms part of group which includes
Brookfield Unitarian Church (q.v.), Lodge to church (q.v.),
and former Sunday School (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8889495927

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

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