The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Dodd Mausoleum

An fine, white marble, Gothic Revival chapel bristling with pinnacles, crockets and ball-flower decoration. The roof is covered with fish-scale tiles and has intricately carved cross finials at both ends. The iron door has been bricked over.

Architect

Thomas Allom

Listing

Grade II (England and Wales)

Year Built

1864

Style

Gothic Revival

History

The mausoleum commemorates George Dodd (d. 1864), MP for Maidstone between 1841 and 1853.

Condition

Poor. The mausoleum suffered bomb damage during the second world war. At present it is almost completely overgrown with ivy and other dense vegetation, and is virtually inaccessible (2002)

Sources

C. Brooks: Mortal Remains (1989) 157;

Geoffrey Manning: The listed structures of West Norwood Cemetery (1989)

Links

Friends of West Norwood Cemetery website

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Location

West Norwood Cemetery (Plot 5),
Norwood Road,
London

SE27 9JU


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