WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF REVERENED CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357923
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF REVERENED CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST NORWOOD MEMORIAL PARK TOMB OF REVERENED CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON, NORWOOD ROAD SE27

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32393 72144

Details

In the entry for:

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023

TQ 3272 32/737 Tomb of Rev Charles Haddon Spurgeon in West Norwood Memorial Park II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD 963-0/32/737 (East side) 27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon

GV II

Chest tomb on high plinth. c1892, designer unknown. Grey granite with stone dressings. Massive granite plinth with quoins inset with paler granite and central inset inscribed panel. Stepped base to tomb which has polished granite columns with white stone bases and foliated capitals at angles supporting an overhanging pitched lid. Inscribed panels to sides, that to front with fine sculptured marble portrait bust in tondo. Below, resting on steps, a sculptured pink granite cushion, with tasselled corners, having a Bible open at Timothy 7:8. A popular preacher, Spurgeon was reported to have attracted more mourners than any other funeral in the cemetery's history.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27 1. (east side) 5023 Tomb of Rev Charles Haddon Spurgeon in West Norwood Memorial Park TQ 3272 32/737

II

2. d. 1892. Massive grey granite sarcophagus on plinth. Bust of preacher in tondo at end above red granite cushion with Bible open at Timothy 7:8. Listed for historical importance of famous preacher.

Listing NGR: TQ3239372144

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
204526
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
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.

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Reference: IOE01/00931/30
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