Davison Mausoleum

  • Description

    A stone building, largely submerged in the ground, with pedimented gables and a low pitched roof. There are steps leading down to an iron door at one end, an inscription on the pediment at the other, and s-curved iron stanchions supporting the walls to either side....Alexander Davison (1750-1828) was a close friend and confidant of Admiral Lord Nelson and spent more than £2,000 of his own money on medals for every Royal Navy officer and rating who took part in Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile in 1798......"
  • Owner

    The Mausolea & Monuments Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.mmtrust.org.uk/mausolea/view/130/Davison_Mausoleum
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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