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Stanley Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Alderley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2816 / 53°16'53"N

Longitude: -2.2392 / 2°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 384149

OS Northings: 376097

OS Grid: SJ841760

Mapcode National: GBR DZTH.0B

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.KSY3

Plus Code: 9C5V7QJ6+J8

Entry Name: Stanley Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58283

ID on this website: 101275685

Location: St Mary's Church, Nether Alderley, Cheshire East, Cheshire, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nether Alderley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/01/2020

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Stanley Mausoleum in St Mary's Churchyard

(Formerly listed under CHURCH DRIVE)


Mausoleum: dated 1909 by Paul Phipps of London for the fourth Lord Sheffield. Ashlar buff and red sandstone, Kerridge stone-slate roof. Neo-Jacobean style.

Long rectangular plan, two-storey, symmetrical three-bay north front. Blank end bays divided from centre by delicate triangular pilasters. Moulded doorcase with a flat four-centred arched head contains a pair of flat panelled oak doors. Above the door is
the Stanley crest and a band of carved acanthus. First storey has a rebated three-light hollow chamfered stone-mullioned windows and a band of carved acanthus above. Date plaque recessed in gable above. Four-light windows to the sides on first storey only.

Interior: sides have three elliptically headed recesses and the ends semi-circular headed niches with a cabled edge. White marble sarcophagus of fourth Lord Sheffield and his wife of 1925 decorated with a band of cherubs and garlands. Some brass plaques and on open timber roof.

Listing NGR: SJ8415076099

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