WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF DOCTOR GIDEON MANTELL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1106387
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF DOCTOR GIDEON MANTELL, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF DOCTOR GIDEON MANTELL, 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 32191 72082

Details

In the entry for:

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

TQ 3272 32/711 Tomb of Dr Gideon Mantell in West Norwood Memorial Park II*

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/711 (East side) West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Dr. Gideon Mantell

GV II*

Pedestal monument. c1852, possibly by Amon Henry Wilds of Brighton. White marble. Rectangular plan battered pediment with coved base and cornice; inscribed. Set within decorative cast iron railings; asymmetrically placed to include a cypress tree. Gideon Algernon Mantell was a surgeon, geologist, paleontologist and discoverer, with Mrs. Mantell, of the iguanodon.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of Dr Gideon Mantell in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/711

II*

2. d. 1852; possibly by Amon Henry Wilds of Brighton. Battered sarcophagus of white marble with coved cornice, in decorative cast iron railing, asymmetrically placed to include a cypress tree. Included partly for the historical importance of the paleontologist and discoverer, with Mrs Mantell, of the iguanodon.

Listing NGR: TQ3219172082

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
204503
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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