THE NELSON PYRAMID

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1045443

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1961

Statutory Address: THE NELSON PYRAMID

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Location

Statutory Address: THE NELSON PYRAMID

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood (District Authority)

Parish: Perlethorpe cum Budby

National Grid Reference: SK 62569 70064

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History

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Details

PERLETHORPE THORESBY PARK SK 67 SW CUM BUDBY 1/119 The Nelson Pyramid 11.8.61 II

Memorial pyramid. c.1800. Ashlar and timber with Westmorland slate cladding. Square plan with, to north, portico with Etruscan columns, square capitals and frieze inscribed 'Palman Qui Mervit Ferat'. Portico interior has walls inscribed, to left, with names of ships and captains involved in the Battle of the Nile (August 1798,) and to right, an incomplete verse. Pyramid interior has round saucer domed chamber with fitted timber bench and panelled doors. Part of a group of memorials to the Battle of the Nile, erected by the owner of the Thoresby Estate, who was a naval officer.

Listing NGR: SK6256970064

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 June 2017.

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Legacy System number: 242261

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 June 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/72647
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 33 Nottinghamshire,
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 33 Nottinghamshire,

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