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Dysart Mausoleum and Railing

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buckminster, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7981 / 52°47'53"N

Longitude: -0.6971 / 0°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 487942

OS Northings: 323078

OS Grid: SK879230

Mapcode National: GBR CQ2.JLK

Mapcode Global: WHGL1.8X9S

Plus Code: 9C4XQ8X3+65

Entry Name: Dysart Mausoleum and Railing

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189774

ID on this website: 101360830

Location: St John the Baptist's Church, Buckminster, Melton, Leicestershire, NG33

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Buckminster

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Buckminster St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 82 SE

CHURCH DRIVE (north side)
Dysart Mausoleum and railing

Mausoleum. c.1880. Ashlar with stone slab roofs. Moulded
plinth and eaves, gable bands and verges. Gothic style. Single
storey, 3 bays. West front has central gabled porch with
flanking buttresses with heavily moulded pointed doorway with
rounded jambs, ogee hood mould and finial. Plank door with
elaborate bronze strap hinges and cross. Above the door, a
traceried roundel containing a shield and a cross. Beyond, on
each side, a large gabled corner buttress with traceried panels.
East side has a central gable with flanking buttresses, with a
plain leaded graduated triple lancet with heavily moulded reveal
and hood mould. Above, a small double lancet ventilator with
hood mould. Beyond, on each side, a large gabled corner
buttress. North and south gables have each 2 corner buttresses
with setoffs. Above, an unglazed 3 light mullioned ventilator.
Outside, a low coped wall carrying a spiked railing with baluster
shaped posts and a gateway to east. This building was erected by
the Trustees of the Eighth Earl of Dysart, who died in 1878.

Listing NGR: SK8794223078

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