TOMB OF SIR WALTER BESANT IN ST JOHNS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356755
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jan-1999
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF SIR WALTER BESANT IN ST JOHNS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, CHURCH ROW

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF SIR WALTER BESANT IN ST JOHNS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, CHURCH ROW

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 26232 85717

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW 798-1/26/252 Tomb of Sir Walter Besant in St 14/05/74 John's Churchyard Extension (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH ROW Grave of Sir Walter Besant (St John's Graveyard))

GV II

Headstone with grave slab. c1901. Granite headstone, stone slab. Pointed arch headstone inscribed to the memory of Walter Besant and his wife and quotation from Leigh Hunt, "Write as one who loves his fellow-men"; plain grave slab with battered kerbing. HISTORICAL NOTE: Sir Walter Besant was a novelist, antiquarian, social reformer and long resident in Hampstead. His socially-conscious novels prompted the establishment of the People's Palace in Mile End; he also wrote a 10 volume survey of London.



Listing NGR: TQ2623285717

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476984
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 25 Sep 2005
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