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WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JAMES WILLIAM GILBART

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JAMES WILLIAM GILBART

List entry Number: 1065018

Location

WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JAMES WILLIAM GILBART, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1993

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204502

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023

TQ 3272 32/710 Tomb of James William Gilbert in West Norwood Memorial Park II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/710 (East side) 27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of James William Gilbart

GV II

Tall monument resembling a Decorated Gothic belfry. c1836 by Sir William Tite. Portland stone. Square, stepped base with inscribed panels supports a square, buttressed tower with 2-light traceried openings, partly filled with panels of diaper pattern carved stone, under crocketed gables flanked at angles by tall finials; tall octagonal banded spire. Enclosure of grey granite pierced bollards with thick cast iron cable passed through. Gilbard was the founder of Joint Stock Banking and wrote a classic book on banking; a carved squirrel on a gable refers to his interests. Tite was architect to the London Westminster Bank where Gilbart was manager for many years.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of James William Gilbart in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/710

II

2. d. 1863. Large Gothic monument. High plinth supports square tower whose wide bell-openings, under crocketed gables, are framed in angle turrets. Tall spire above. Enclosure of grey granite pierced bollards with thick cast iron cable passed through. Included partly for importance of Gilbart as "father of British banking".

Listing NGR: TQ3208972205

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 32089 72205

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