Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253452
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1995
Statutory Address:
Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street, London, N16 0LH

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street, London, N16 0LH

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hackney (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33359 86828

Details

TQ 3386 735-/12/10026

STOKE NEWINGTON HIGH STREET N16 (west side) Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery

GV II Monument to John Spreat (1795-1865) and his wife Ann Elizabeth (1798-1884). 1868-1872 by Alfred Waterhouse, carved by Farmer and Brindley. Stone.

A three-stage monument. A square plinth with clustered engaged corner columns inset with shields has a slightly smaller stage set on it over heavy sloping band and behind single corner columns with carved capitals. This stage with inscriptions to the Spreats on south and west faces. Dog tooth mouldings to frieze and cornice. Top stage a pyramidal cap with broken finial and some mouldings. John Spreat died at Highbury New Town and his monument was erected by his wife.

Listing NGR: TQ3335986828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436662
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Colin Cunningham and Prudence Waterhouse, Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905, (1992)
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: 18 Feb 2003
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