Tomb of James Kershaw, Norwood Road, West Norwood Memorial Park SE27 - Lambeth

Chest tomb dating from 1864 in Gothic style with elaborate carving. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse commemorating the MP James Kershaw. The structural ironwork is corroding, causing splitting of the stone. The railings are also being affected by movement to the plinth. In 2019 the National Lottery Heritage Fund awarded the Local Authority a grant under the Parks for People programme which secured funding for the repair of priority monuments. Work is currently progressing on surveys and statutory approvals prior to starting the repair works, which are now anticipated to start in 2021.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JAMES KERSHAW
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1263197
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lambeth
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Commemorative monument

Location

    Building Name:
    Tomb of James Kershaw
    Street Name:
    Norwood Road
    Locality:
    West Norwood Memorial Park
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Lambeth
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Dulwich and West Norwood
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Unknown
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, RPG grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Douglas Black (LPA) 020 7926 4065