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Church of All Saints (Milton Mausoleum)

A Grade I Listed Building in Milton, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.2492 / 53°14'57"N

Longitude: -0.9297 / 0°55'46"W

OS Eastings: 471512

OS Northings: 372999

OS Grid: SK715729

Mapcode National: GBR PZYV.JZ

Mapcode Global: WHFGN.PLHG

Plus Code: 9C5X63XC+M4

Entry Name: Church of All Saints (Milton Mausoleum)

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420430

Location: West Markham, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, NG22

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: West Markham

Built-Up Area: Milton

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Markham Clinton (West Markham)

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/101 Church of
All Saints
G.V. I

Parish church, now redundant and maintained by the Redundant
Church Fund, 1832 by Sir Robert Smirke as a mausoleum for the
Duchess of the fourth Duke of Newcastle. Ashlar. Lead roofs.
Set on a plinth. Pedimented gables. Single Doric pilaster at
each corner with fully detailed entablature. Latin cross plan.
Nave, chancel, north and south tomb chambers in the manner of
transepts and east mausoleum, with an octagonal lantern at the
crossing. The lantern of 2 stages is set on a square base which
supports a colonnade with 8 Greek Doric columns, the wall behind
has 8 glazing bar cross fixed lights with moulded eared
architraves. Above is an octagonal drum with 8 louvred lights
topped with a dome with single cross. West front with central
doorway, 2 steps up, having a panelled wooden door and over panel
with moulded eared architrave flanked by single pilasters.
Flanking the steps are single ashlar blocks. The north wall has
5 cross windows with painted panels simulating glazing bars below
the transom, and casements above. All with moulded eared
architraves. The north chamber has in the north wall a single
similar window flanked by single pilasters. To the left of the
chamber is a single similar window. The east end has a
tetrastyle prostyle portico with Greek Doric columns. The south
side corresponds to the north. Interior. West end has a
panelled wooden inner porch with a doorway to the south and steps
leading to a gallery to the north, the exterior decorated with
pilasters. At the east end is an ionic screen 5 steps up, with
dentil cornice and central rectangular board flanked by single
arched boards, all printed with biblical texts. There are
several box pews. Panelled ceiling with egg and dart cornice and
decorative ventilators to the east and west. The south wall has
a monument to Joseph Denman, 1863, topped with a pediment
decorated with an open book. Behind the screen is a doorway with
panelled door leading to the mausoleum rotunda which has 3 bands.
To the north, south, east and west are single round archways,
these alternate with 4 similarly arched niches. The north nd
south chambers have in the east and west walls a large arched
shallow recess supported on imposts. The windows have moulded
wooden eared architraves and the moulded arched entrances are
supported on pilasters. There are dado rails. The ceilings are
panelled. Both chambers now contain bell frames. The south
chamber has a fine and elaborate mid C19 monument to the Dukes of
Newcastle. The inscription is under a cusped ogee arch and is
flanked by single crocketed pilasters which stand on a base
embellished with decorative cusped panels and projecting on
either side to support single figures of medieval pages. Under
is a rectangular niche. On the south wall and mounted onto a
wooden panel are 7 brass memorial plaques. The east archway from
the rotunda is flanked on the east side by single pilasters
supporting the moulded arch and leads to a passage way to the
east entrance. In the south wall is a doorway with panelled door
to the vestry, a similar doorway in the north wall gives access
to steps leading down to a vault.

Listing NGR: SK7151573004

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

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