THE RAIKES MAUSOLEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1203947

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1968

Statutory Address: THE RAIKES MAUSOLEUM, MAUSOLEUM PLANTATION

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Location

Statutory Address: THE RAIKES MAUSOLEUM, MAUSOLEUM PLANTATION

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

District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Welton

National Grid Reference: SE 96534 29176

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Details

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SE 92 NE 6/86 7.2.68

WELTON MAUSOLEUM PLANTATION WELTON DALE The Raikes Mausoleum

II

Mausoleum. 1818 for Sir Robert Raikes. Limestone ashlar. Circular plan: probably a copy of a Roman model. Tall single storey on basement. Rusticated base with segmental openings to basement. Eight steps to sealed, rendered and lined doorway in architrave: scrolled brackets to projecting cornice over frieze of bay leaves and garlands. Over the door is a corniced panel with the inscription "AEDIFICAVIT ROBERTUS RAIKES ARMIGER AD MDCCCXVIII". Around the building are 8 Doric pilasters dividing it into bays: each alternate bay blind. Other bays have projecting panels with cornice and blocking course carrying sarcophagi in low relief: above are ventilation holes in sunk corniced panels. Frieze of triglyphs and guttae: Doric cornice, blocking course, and stepped ashlar dome. The building is enclosed by a circular flagged area defined by a dwarf wall, once carrying iron railings (now removed).

Listing NGR: SE9653429176

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 164845

Legacy System: LBS

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