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

Celtic cross on pedestal faced in terracotta in Romanesque/Gothic style, dating from 1885. The tomb is leaning heavily, with its side tablet disengaged and the pinnacle tip missing. The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the Local Authority a grant under the Parks for People programme which includes funds towards restoring priority monuments. Discussions are now underway regarding the necessary repair works.

Tomb of James Baldwin Brown, Norwood Road, West Norwood Memorial Park SE27 - Lambeth
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JAMES BALDWIN BROWN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1250584
  • Local Planning Authority: Lambeth
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Commemorative monument

Location

  • Building Name: Tomb of James Baldwin Brown
  • Street Name: Norwood Road
  • Postcode: SE27
  • Locality: West Norwood Memorial Park
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Lambeth
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Dulwich and West Norwood
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Unknown
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, RPG grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Elizabeth Martin (LPA) 020 7926 1213

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England