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Stearns Mausoleum, Nunhead Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4614 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -0.0516 / 0°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 535449

OS Northings: 175401

OS Grid: TQ354754

Mapcode National: GBR JD.PN5

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.2J1K

Plus Code: 9C3XFW6X+H8

Entry Name: Stearns Mausoleum, Nunhead Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471061

Location: Nunhead Cemetery, Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Peckham Rye

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Nunhead St Antony with St Silas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/52/481 Stearns Mausoleum, Nunhead Cemetery


Mausoleum. c1900. To Laura Stearns, d.1900. Doulton's
terracotta. Romanesque arched doorway set below crowstep
gable; side walls with arcade of 3 Romanesque openings below
an embattled parapet pierced with arched openings carried on
squat colonnettes, above projecting water spouts. Lower parts
of walls are battered outwards. Shelves for coffins (long
removed) in interior.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Mrs Laura Stearns of Twickenham died in 1900.
Her remains were buried elsewhere in the cemetery in 1931. The
only mausoleum in Nunhead Cemetery.

Listing NGR: TQ3544975401

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