WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF SIR HENRY BESSEMER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1065019

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1993

Statutory Address: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF SIR HENRY BESSEMER, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF SIR HENRY BESSEMER, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32194 72048

Summary

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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 3271 32/712 Tomb of Sir Henry Bessemer in West Norwood Memorial Park II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/712 (East side) 27113/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Sir Henry Bessemer

GV II

Headstone & grave slab. c1898, designer unknown. Marble and pink granite. Headstone with round-arched head, shaped at angles and with a pink granite colonette set into each side; carved chaplet above inscription. Rectangular grave slab with hipped pink granite top. Bessemer was an engineer and prolific inventor, being most famous for his process for converting pig iron into steel which revolutionised the industry and was used throughout the world. ------------------------------------

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of Sir Henry Bessemer in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/712

II

2. d. 1898. Slab on plinth with pointed top. Included for historic interest of Bessemer the engineer and prolific inventor whose process for manufacturing steel on a large scale became used throughout the world.

Listing NGR: TQ3219472048

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 204504

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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