SE7269 : Castle Howard, Mausoleum

taken 7 years ago, near to Welburn, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Castle Howard, Mausoleum
Castle Howard, Mausoleum
Designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor in the 1720s for the 3rd Earl as a funeral monument. Work began in 1729, and took over 12 years to complete. Beneath the chapel is the crypt, which contains 63 loculi, or niches, for receiving coffins. The Mausoleum is still the burial place of the Howard family.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Country estates 
Architect (from Tags)
Nicholas Hawksmoor 
Place (from Tags)
Castle Howard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 7273 6963 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.0443N 0:53.3298W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 7224 6997
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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