Milton Mausoleum, Newark, Nottinghamshire
How to find us
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A splendid memorial
Completed in 1833, this splendid classical building with its domed tower was designed by Sir Robert Smirke for the 4th Duke of Newcastle as a mausoleum for his wife.
The nave is separated from the mausoleum by an elegant Ionic reredos screen.
Inside there are some stunning marble effigies.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
Set above the flood plain of the River Trent
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a small number have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
From A1Exit at Markham Moor junction, northbound side, - take B 1164 Walesby/Milton road into village - Main Street. From Main Street turn left into The Avenue. Mausoleum will be the left.
A 57 follow same route as above from Markham Moor junction - from Tuxford take B1164 to Markham Moor junction.
Nearest railway station: Retford (4.3 miles).
For bus links, please contact Retford or Newark Bus Stations.
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Milton Mausoleum - Your Church Tour Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire & Rutland. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
All our Nottinghamshire churches are in our North region.
Useful local links:
- Experience Nottinghamshire tourism website
- Days out with the kids in Nottinghamshire
- Nottinghamshire Historical & Archaeological Society
- Nottinghamshire History
- Nottinghamshire Family History Society
- Nottinghamshire Historic Churches Trust
- List of churches in Nottinghamshire
- Nottinghamshire is in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham