Sir Richard Burton Mausoleum, St Mary Magdalen Church

Sir Richard Burton Mausoleum, St Mary Magdalen Church, Mortlake, London SW14 8PR View on map

Grade II* listed monument containing the bodies of the famed Victorian explorer, author and translator Sir Richard Burton and his wife Isabel. Built in the form of an Arab tent with ripples in the stone imitating canvas. The interior, which can be viewed through a panel in the roof and accessed via a small ladder, is embellished with oriental lamps, devotional paintings and strings of camel bells.


  • Grant Recipient

    Environment Trust for Richmond Upon Thames
  • Contact for access

    Ms Emily Lunn

Opening Arrangements

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