TOMB 1 FOOT TO SOUTH OF GROSVENOR TOMB IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1358061
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
TOMB 1 FOOT TO SOUTH OF GROSVENOR TOMB IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY, ST MARYS ROAD SW19

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB 1 FOOT TO SOUTH OF GROSVENOR TOMB IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY, ST MARYS ROAD SW19

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Merton (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 24515 71447

Details

TQ 2471 6/128

LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON ST MARY'S ROAD, SW19 (east side) Tomb 1 foot to south of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary

GV II

Table tomb. Circa mid C18. White marble. Rounded ends with carved crests. Panelled sides the centre of each slightly set forward with inscribed panels. Mounted slab top, rising in centre.

The plaques on either side of the tomb read:  "Thomas Walker Esquire / died XXII October / MDCCXLVIII / in the eighty fourth year of his age" (North side, now missing) and "On the accession of his late Majesty K. Geo. 1st he was put in Commission of the Customs, in which he continued until the year 1732, when he was appointed Surveyor General of his Majesty's Land Revenue, which office he held to his death, and discharged both these trusts with integrity. He was an intimate friend of Sir Robert Walpole, and his portrait was introduced in picture at Strawberry Hill." (South side).



Listing NGR: TQ2451571447

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
205150
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: 07 Sep 2001
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