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Lady de Mauley effigy, Hatherop

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Lady de Mauley effigy, Hatherop
Cotswolds - Hatherop, Gloucestershire, England
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The church of St Nicholas in Hatherop was built by Lord de Mauley in 1854 to replace an earlier medieval church. Within the church, a collaboration between architects Henry Clutton and William Burgess, is a mortuary chapel to Barbara, Lady de Mauley, who died in 1844. The marvellous memorial to Lady de Mauley, seen here, includes a marble effigy flanked by large angels. The effect is fabulous - and very, very Victorian.

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