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Wernher Mausoleum to North of Greek Orthodox Church of St Charalambos

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyde, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8441 / 51°50'38"N

Longitude: -0.3639 / 0°21'49"W

OS Eastings: 512805

OS Northings: 217430

OS Grid: TL128174

Mapcode National: GBR H73.BSZ

Mapcode Global: VHFRN.MXZ6

Entry Name: Wernher Mausoleum to North of Greek Orthodox Church of St Charalambos

Listing Date: 1 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468809

Location: Hyde, Central Bedfordshire, LU2

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Hyde

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Harpenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/11/2017

TL11NW
967/44/10030

HYDE
EAST HYDE
LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD (north, off) Wernher Mausoleum to north of Greek Orthodox Churchof St Charalambos

(Formerly listed as Wernher Mausoleum to north of Holy Trinity Church)

II

Mausoleum. c1912. Erected by the Wernher family of Luton Hoo to commemorate Sir Julius Wernher (d. 21/5/1912).

Rectangular monument of ashlar limestone, built in the form of a chantry chapel in the Decorated Gothic style, and containing a sarcophagus bound with metal straps. Each side is comprised of three steeply-pitched gabled panels, with crockets and finials, framing cusped openings sealed by iron grilles. At the corners are canopied niches containing statuary. The principal inscription at the south end reads 'To the dear and revered memory of Sir Julius Wernher, Baronet, born April 9th, 1850, died May 21st 1912. The family vault of Sir Julius Wernher, Bart.' There are short inscriptions to other family members.

Listing NGR: TL1280517430

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

Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/11/2017

TL11NW
967/44/10030

HYDE
EAST HYDE
LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD (north, off) Wernher Mausoleum to north of Greek Orthodox Churchof St Charalambos

(Formerly listed as Wernher Mausoleum to north of Holy Trinity Church)

II

Mausoleum. c1912. Erected by the Wernher family of Luton Hoo to commemorate Sir Julius Wernher (d. 21/5/1912).

Rectangular monument of ashlar limestone, built in the form of a chantry chapel in the Decorated Gothic style, and containing a sarcophagus bound with metal straps. Each side is comprised of three steeply-pitched gabled panels, with crockets and finials, framing cusped openings sealed by iron grilles. At the corners are canopied niches containing statuary. The principal inscription at the south end reads 'To the dear and revered memory of Sir Julius Wernher, Baronet, born April 9th, 1850, died May 21st 1912. The family vault of Sir Julius Wernher, Bart.' There are short inscriptions to other family members.

Listing NGR: TL1280517430

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