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

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/10/2011

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
164845
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/10953/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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