LOWTHER MAUSOLEUM SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL - List Entry

  • Description

    "Mausoleum for the Lowther family. Dated AD 1857 over entrance, for William, second Earl of Lonsdale. Calciferous sandstone ashlar with polished Shap granite panels. Rectangular 3-bay chamber over basement. ....Battlemented shaped parapet and octagonal angle turrets, the caps with numerous carved heads and surmounted by griffins. Return walls have recesses with pointed granite panels under shaped parapet with 3 blank shields. .... Inside is a marble seated figure of the 2nd Earl by E.B. Stephens 1863, nine years before his death...."
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    Historic England
  • Source

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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1326821
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 months, 1 week ago
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