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Birkin Mausoleum in Wilford Hill Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Lutterell, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9102 / 52°54'36"N

Longitude: -1.1427 / 1°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 457752

OS Northings: 335094

OS Grid: SK577350

Mapcode National: GBR 8J4.KX9

Mapcode Global: WHDH5.F33T

Entry Name: Birkin Mausoleum in Wilford Hill Cemetery

Listing Date: 25 November 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361462

Location: Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, NG2

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Rushcliffe

Town: Rushcliffe

Electoral Ward/Division: Lutterell

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wilford Hill

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SK 53 NE WEST BRIDGEFORD OFF LOUGHBOROUGH ROAD


1849-1/10000 Birkin Mausoleum in
Wilford Hill Cemetery


II

Mausoleum; Built 1921. Portland stone with bronze fittings.
Classical style. Designed in the form of a small temple. The west
front has 2 fluted Roman Doric columns supporting an entablature
and pediment with acroterion. The opening has a pair of low
bronze gates. The east front is similar to the west, though with
plain pilasters and full-height bronze gates. The interior has
3 panels on eitherside with bronze plaques, that on the left at
the east end now missing, to the various members of the Birkin
family buried in the nearby vault. Plastered barrel vaulted
ceiling.
This mausoleum was erected in 1921 to the memory of the Birkin
family lace manufacturers of Nottingham. Here are buried Stanley
and Margret Birkin and their four children Thomas, Henry, Ida and
Archie. Henry Birkin, known as Tim was one of the famous 'Bentley
Boys' who successfully competed at Le Mans for the Bentley Racing
Team.


Listing NGR: SK5775235094

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

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