WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF CAPTIN JOHN WIMBLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1065020

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1993

Statutory Address: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF CAPTIN JOHN WIMBLE, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF CAPTIN JOHN WIMBLE, 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 32281 72067

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 3272 32/713 Tomb of Captain Wimble in West Norwood Memorial Park

II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/713 (East side) 27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Capt. John Wimble

GV II

Chest tomb. c1851, designer unknown. Stone. Rectangular, enriched, stepped base, with thick band of carved ship's rope moulding, supporting tomb with paired clasping pillasters, having palmette capitals, at angles supporting a coved cornice with acanthus enrichment. Stepped top surmounted by a sculptured dismasted merchantman. 3 side panels with fine quality relief carvings of ships at sea, two in violent storms; panels inscribed "Ship Maidstone off St. Helena 24 March 1840", "Ship London off Gangan 6th October 1832" and "Ship Florentinia off the Cape 21 June 1825. Wimble spent 34 years at sea before retiring.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of Captain Wimble in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/713

II

2. d. 1851. Tall sarcophagus with stone ship on top and relief of ships in stormy seas on three side panels.

Listing NGR: TQ3228172067

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 204505

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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