Turner Mausoleum, Kirkleatham

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The impressive octagonal mausoleum was built in 1740 by Cholmley Turner and designed by James Gibbs.

Kirkleatham Turner Mausoleum
The Mausoleum was in memory of Marwood William Turner, who died at the age of 21 whilst on a the ‘Grand Tour’ of Europe.

The Gibbs design is very similar to two pavillions at Stowe, and his Octagon Room at Orleans House Twickenham

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