WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF THOMAS DE LA GARDE GRISSELL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1065021
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF THOMAS DE LA GARDE GRISSELL, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF THOMAS DE LA GARDE GRISSELL, 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 32321 72055

Details

In the entry for:

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

TQ 3272 32/716 Tomb of Thomas de la Garde Grissell in West Norwood Memorial Park II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/716 (East side) 27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Thomas De La Garde Grissell

GV II

Chest tomb. c1847, designer unknown. Cast iron, stucco and pink granite. Rectangular stepped base with mitred corners having pedestals supporting pilasters with Gothic aedicules and surmounted by cast figures of standing angels. Pilasters flank pointed, cusped openings filled with pink granite slabs, some inscribed. Enriched, coved cornice to flat top with moulded edges. The whole stands on a large stone platform, now badly broken, but originally with good Gothic wrought iron railings. Grissell was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of Thomas De La Garde Grissell in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/716

II

2. d. 1847. Tall sarcophagus, with canted angles, on high plinth, built of cast iron and stucco. Cusped, pointed inscription panels are divided by pilaster buttresses supporting standing angel figures which rise to enriched coved cornice; the whole on a platform with gothic wrought iron railing.

Listing NGR: TQ3232172055

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
204507
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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