BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY RAY MAUSOLEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1381665
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY RAY MAUSOLEUM, LEWES ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY RAY MAUSOLEUM, LEWES ROAD

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

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32461 05841

Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3205NW LEWES ROAD 577-1/23/382 (East side) Brighton Extra Mural Cemetery: Ray mausoleum

GV II

Mausoleum of the Ray family, approx 5 metres east of the cemetery chapel (qv). c1850. Knapped flint with granite dressings, asphalted roof. The building is square in plan and partly set into the hillside. Pointed-arched entrance to west set under a rectangular hoodmould, the spandrels filled with quatrefoils, and over it a gabled niche containing a Classical female figure. The 2 principal fronts to west and south are divided by buttresses creating uneven bays on the west side, even on the south, and there is a high base with an offset through which the entrance breaks. South bay to west has a trefoiled niche under a pointed-arched hoodmould with another Classical female figure in it and a cross in an octofoil above. On the south side there are 2 trefoiled panels under ogee hoodmoulds, that to the west 'Mary at the Sepulchre', to the east 'Gethsemane'. The east face has a similar panel of Christ and St Peter. Cornice and blocking course.





Listing NGR: TQ3246105841

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
482028
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.

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