WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JOHN BRITTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1106239
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JOHN BRITTON, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF JOHN BRITTON, 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 32068 72198

Details

In the entry for:

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

TQ 3272 32/709 Tomb of John Britton in West Norwood Memorial Park

II*

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/709 (East side) 27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of John Britton

GV II*

Slab monument. c1857 by George Godwin. Brown millstone grit on grey granite plinth. Tall, rough-hewn rectangular slab, set on end, with simple inscription on short square plinth. A uniquely plain and massive design for its date. Britton was the most distinguished medieval antiquary of the early C19 and pioneered study of English cathedrals on which he published many books. Godwin was an architect and editor of the foremost C19 architectural journal The Builder.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of John Britton in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/709

II*

2. d. 1857; by George Godwin. Tall, rough-hewn slab of brown granite with simple inscription on grey granite plinth. Included partly for historic importance of John Britton, antiquarian and topographer.

Listing NGR: TQ3027172200

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
204501
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.

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