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MAUSOLEUM 500 METRES EAST OF SEATON DELAVAL HALL

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: MAUSOLEUM 500 METRES EAST OF SEATON DELAVAL HALL

List entry Number: 1154937

Location

MAUSOLEUM 500 METRES EAST OF SEATON DELAVAL HALL

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Seaton Valley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236062

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History

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Details

SEATON DELAVAL SEATON DELAVAL HALL NZ 3276 13/98 Mausoleum, 500 metres east of 28.7.50 Seaton Delaval Hall GV II* Mausoleum, 1766. Ashlar. Cruciform plan. West elevation 2 storeys, 2+3+2 bays. Plinth, sill bands and triglyph frieze. Centre set forward with steps up to pedimented tetrastyle Roman Doric portico; central doorway has open-pedimented Roman Doric surround with arched fanlight. Round-arched windows in keyed archivolt. Raised crossing with moulded cornice and oak skeleton of formerly lead-covered dome. 2-bay returns show sunk moulded panels. Rear elevation shows central bow with Venetian window above arched opening to vaults.

Interior: crossing shows round arches on moulded imposts with lower semicircular openings above. Arched niches in end and rear walls. Vaults beneath follow cruciform plan, with groin vaulting and partitioned shelves for coffins.

The mausoleum appears never to have been used; traditionally Sir John Delaval could not agree with the Bishop of Durham over a fee for its consecration.

Derelict and roofless at time of survey.



Listing NGR: NZ3282176490

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 31 Northumberland,

National Grid Reference: NZ 32821 76490

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