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Packe Family Mausoleum and Attached Railings to Rear of Number 23

A Grade II Listed Building in Canford Cliffs, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

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Latitude: 50.7111 / 50°42'40"N

Longitude: -1.9058 / 1°54'20"W

OS Eastings: 406750

OS Northings: 90169

OS Grid: SZ067901

Mapcode National: GBR 446.C0S

Mapcode Global: FRA 67W6.CCZ

Plus Code: 9C2WP36V+CM

Entry Name: Packe Family Mausoleum and Attached Railings to Rear of Number 23

Listing Date: 10 August 1981

Last Amended: 13 September 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412579

ID on this website: 101266579

Location: Alum Chine, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH13

County: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Poole

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Branksome Park All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SZ09SE PINEWOOD ROAD, Branksome Park
958-1/6/207 (East side)
10/08/81 Packe Family Mausoleum and attached
railings to rear of No.23
(Formerly Listed as:
PINEWOOD ROAD, Branksome Park
Packe Family Mausoleum to rear of


Mausoleum. Mid C19, possibly by William Burn. Limestone ashlar
with limestone roof. Rectangular chapel above burial vault.
Entrance to N end. Norman style.
Flight of 7 stone steps flanked by plain stone plinth, leading
to double-leaf door. 2 orders of shafts to doorway with
cushion capitals, roll-moulded round-arched head, continuous
narrow sunk quadrant moulding innermost and hoodmould. Blank
arches either side of door with 1 order of shafts,
roll-moulded round-arched head and hoodmoulds. Roll-mould
circular window to gable with hoodmould and beakhead label
stops. Sides have 3 pairs of blank windows with roll-moulded
round-arched heads and hoodmoulds with label stops.
South end has triple window with stepped round-arched heads,
blank below transom with diaper patterns. Foliated gable coss
(renewed). Hollow-chamfered and roll-moulded stone eaves and
gables. Roll-moulded plinth, cill band and moulded impost
INTERIOR: chapel has black and white tiled floor in a trompe
l'oeil pattern and stained glass to gable window. Brick-lined
vault with 2 arched double tomb screens either side. Brick
tunnel vault.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached fleur-de-lys headed railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: believed to date from 1869 and to have been
designed by William Burn, architect of family home Branksome
Towers (now demolished). Charles Packe began the laying out of
Branksome Park.

Listing NGR: SZ0675090169

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