Keys to the Past

Mausoleum (Seaton Valley)

Sir John Hussey Delaval built this mausoleum in 1775. It is cross-shaped in plan and includes a chapel above a basement. It was never used and was turned into a house around 1900. It was empty by the 1950s. It is a Grade II* listed building protected by law.

Reference number:N11992
Historical period: Hanoverian (1714 to 1837)
Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, The Mausoleum and Ha-Ha Seaton Delaval Hall, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland 1994; RCHME
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
WALKOVER SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Mausoleum, Seaton Delaval 2015; The National Trust
EVALUATION, Seaton Delaval Hall Mausoleum 2015; Archaeological Research Services
CORE SAMPLING, Seaton Delaval Hall Mausoleum 2015; Archaeological Research Services

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