WERNHER MAUSOLEUM TO NORTH OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST CHARALAMBOS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1245119

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1997

Statutory Address: WERNHER MAUSOLEUM, GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST CHARALAMBOS, LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD, EAST HYDE, LU2 9QS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WERNHER MAUSOLEUM, GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST CHARALAMBOS, LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD, EAST HYDE, LU2 9QS

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Hyde

National Grid Reference: TL1280517430

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/11/2017

TL11NW 967/44/10030

HYDE EAST HYDE LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD (north, off) Wernher Mausoleum to north of Greek Orthodox Churchof St Charalambos

(Formerly listed as Wernher Mausoleum to north of Holy Trinity Church)

II

Mausoleum. c1912. Erected by the Wernher family of Luton Hoo to commemorate Sir Julius Wernher (d. 21/5/1912).

Rectangular monument of ashlar limestone, built in the form of a chantry chapel in the Decorated Gothic style, and containing a sarcophagus bound with metal straps. Each side is comprised of three steeply-pitched gabled panels, with crockets and finials, framing cusped openings sealed by iron grilles. At the corners are canopied niches containing statuary. The principal inscription at the south end reads 'To the dear and revered memory of Sir Julius Wernher, Baronet, born April 9th, 1850, died May 21st 1912. The family vault of Sir Julius Wernher, Bart.' There are short inscriptions to other family members.

Listing NGR: TL1280517430

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 468809

Legacy System: LBS

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