The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Beard Mausoleum

A small but well detailed gothic mausoleum, built of Portland stone with a steeply pitched slate roof. There are statues of Faith and Hope in niches to either side of the door, and two inscriptions, one of which says "Erected as a last tribute of love" while the other adds "To the memory of a perfect wife and mother".

Architect

Not known

Listing

Grade II (England and Wales)

Year Built

1850

Style

Gothic Revival

History

The mausoleum was built following the death of Sophie Beard (d.1850).

Condition

Good, stonework a little weathered (2002)

Links

Friends of West Norwood Cemetery website

PDF

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Location

West Norwood Cemetery (Plot 120),
Norwood Road,
London

SE27 9JU


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