WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF ELIZABETH KING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1250589
Date first listed:
02-Aug-1993
Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF ELIZABETH KING, NORWOOD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF ELIZABETH KING, NORWOOD ROAD

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 32237 72069

Details

LAMBETH

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/1135 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Elizabeth King

GV II

Figurative monument. c1922, after the Oneto monument, 1878 by Giulio Monteverde, in the Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa; sculptor of this monument unknown. Marble figure on rough-hewn granite base. Square, stepped base with smoothed panel inscribed "Waiting/I Cor.I.7." To the rear, a rough-hewn headstone with canted, smoothed and inscribed panels in front of which stands a larger than life size sculptured adolescent angel of considerable quality, depicted prior to her sounding of the Last Trump. The angel, clad in a simple but clinging and body-revealing garment, stands resting on the right foot with left leg crossed over and with arms crossed, the left hand resting lightly on the shoulder, the right holding a long trumpet with the forefinger resting on the mouthpiece. Ringlets secured by a headband frame a face of considerable character; large wings curve forward framing the body.

Listing NGR: TQ3223772069

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
433023
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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Date: 27 Oct 1999
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