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

Map

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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

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 32/711 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

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Legacy System number: 204503

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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