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MONUMENT TO JAMES BRAIDWOOD IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MONUMENT TO JAMES BRAIDWOOD IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1257293

Location

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

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Hackney

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464038

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33338 86642

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