This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
PARISH OF EDENSOR THE GREEN SK 24/2569-24/2570 7/120 (South Side) Chest Tomb to Sir Joseph Paxton, 40m South of Church of St Peter GV II
Chest tomb to Sir Joseph Paxton, architect, and landscape gardener. c1865. Sandstone and limestone. The rectangular chest tomb has angle pilasters with moulded decoration, with inscriptions on shields between. Heavily moulded top.
Inscribed In Memory of Sir Joseph Paxton, born at Milton Bryant Bedfordshire August III MDCCCIII, died at Rockhills House, Sydenham June VIII MDCCLXV. Also to Sarah his wife and other members of the family.
Listing NGR: SK2506269860
© Ms Julie Woodhouse. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Woodhouse, Julie
Rights Holder: Woodhouse, Julie
Limestone, Sandstone, Victorian Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site
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