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The Sir Henry Tate Mausoleum. c. 1890. Architects: Harold Ainsworth Peto (1854-1933) and Sir Ernest George. West Norwood Memorial Park, Lambeth, London SE27 9QQ. [Click on these images and those below to enlarge them.]

Tate, the benefactor of the Tate Galley (now Tate Britain) made his fortune in sugar cubes. The British Listed Buildings site, describes his mausoleum, a Grade II structure, as faced with red terracotta “with paler bands, dressings and tiled roof.”

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"West Norwood Memorial Park Mausoleum of Sir Henry Tate, Lambeth." British Listed Buildings. Web. 1y July 2013.


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