A history of Christchurch in seven strolls - Stroll 4: Mrs Perkins Mausoleum

Discover historic gems in the town of Christchurch, Dorset

Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the team at Red House Museum have created seven short films that reveal the fascinating stories behind some unique historical points of interest in Christchurch.

Fortnightly, we will share one of these films on Culture on Call and invite you to explore the ‘Still Strolling’ app to find out more and locate these unique and quirky town features on the map.

Stroll 4: Mrs Perkins Mausoleum

This week we visit Mrs Perkins Mausoleum. It was built in 1783 for Mrs Perkins, a wealthy woman who was so scared of premature death her husband had this specially adapted monument designed.

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