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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 476984

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