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THORNTON MAUSOLEUM SOUTH OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND OR ST JAMES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THORNTON MAUSOLEUM SOUTH OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND OR ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1113880

Location

THORNTON MAUSOLEUM SOUTH OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST EDMUND OR ST JAMES, PARK LANE

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Blunham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37943

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 1551 BLUNHAM PARK LANE

7/17 Thornton Mausoleum, S of Parish Church of St Edmund or St James

GV II

Mausoleum. Built 1805-6 by Stephen Thornton, for his father Godfrey Thornton (d.1805) of Mogerhanger House (Bedfordshire Record Office, ABF 3/61 and 62). Brick structure with colourwashed rendered exterior. Hipped slate roof. Small, low building of square plan. S elevation: 4-centred arch entrance has moulded dripstone with lion head stops. Above this is circular plaque with moulded design of Thornton arms. Each other elevation has small circular window with deep cut mouldings and variety of tracery.

Listing NGR: TL1532451094

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National Grid Reference: TL 15324 51094

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