MONUMENT TO JAMES BRAIDWOOD IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1257293

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1997

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO JAMES BRAIDWOOD IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY, STOKE NEWINGTON HIGH STREET N16

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Location

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO JAMES BRAIDWOOD IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY, STOKE NEWINGTON HIGH STREET N16

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 33338 86642

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History

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Details

TQ 3386 STOKE NEWINGTON HIGH STREET, N16 (west side)

735/12/10060 Monument to James Braidwood in Abney Park Cemetery

GV II

Monument to James Braidwood (1800-61). A stone pedestal with coved frieze and wreath-capped terminal erected in memory of the leading fireman of his day, who did much to establish the profession of firefighting. From 1832 the superintendent of the Fire Engine Establishment, he lost his life in the great Tooley Street fire of 22 June 1861, and was buried here on 29 June as a national hero. Listed for historical reasons.



Listing NGR: TQ3333886642

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 464038

Legacy System: LBS

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