Village hall nearby in great Limber large car park and fields at the rear
James Wyatt, probably working at the time at Brocklesby Park, designed a mausoleum near Great Limber to commemorate Sophia Aufrere who died in 1786. The mausoleum stands on a mound which contained Anglo-Saxon burials. Wyatt took as his model the temples of Vesta at Tivoli and Rome. The interior is lit from above through coloured glass by Francis Eginton and contains a poignant statue of Sophia by Joseph Nollekens, and three monuments to members of the Pelham family which predate the mausoleum.
In April 2021 Mausoleum Woods permanently closed after historic monuments targeted by vandals.
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