Wernher Mausoleum To North Of Holy Trinity Church

Date:
17 Jun 2000
Location:
Wernher Mausoleum To North Of Holy Trinity Church, Lower Harpenden Road, Hyde, South Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Reference:
IOE01/00005/04
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL11NW HYDE LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD (North, off) East Hyde

967/44/10030 Wernher Mausoleum to north of Holy Trinity Church

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Mausoleum. c1912. Erected by the Wernher fanifly of Luton Hoo to commemorate Sir Julius Wernher (d. 21/5/1912). Rectangular monument of ashlar limestone, built in the form of a chantry chapel in the Decorated Gothic style, and containing a sarcophagus bound with metal straps. Each side is comprised of 3 steeply-pitched gabled panels, with crockets and finials, framing cusped openings sealed by iron grilles. At the corners are canopied niches containing statuary. The principal inscription at the south end reads 'To the dear and revered memory of Sir Julius Wernher, Baronet, born April 9th, 1850, died May 21st 1912. The family vault of Sir Julius Wernher, Bart.' There are short inscriptions to other family members.



Listing NGR: TL1280217378

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Whitcroft_Alan IOE Records for Whitcroft, Alan; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Alan Whitcroft. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Whitcroft, Alan

Rights Holder: Whitcroft, Alan

Keywords

Ashlar, Limestone, Victorian Sarcophagus, 20th Century Religious Ritual And Funerary, Coffin, Funerary Site, Mausoleum