TOMB OF ROBERT NELSON IN ST GEORGE'S GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1378733
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jan-1999
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF ROBERT NELSON IN ST GEORGE'S GARDENS, HANDEL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF ROBERT NELSON IN ST GEORGE'S GARDENS, HANDEL STREET

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 30508 82485

Details

TQ3082NW 798-1/90/1875

CAMDEN HANDEL STREET Tomb of Robert Nelson in St George's Gardens

(Formerly Listed as: HANDEL STREET Walls, lodge, cottage and monuments in St George's Gardens)

14/05/74

GV II Monument to Robert Nelson. d.1715. Portland stone. Gadrooned urn on tall plinth, set within partly surviving wrought-iron railings. Located on south side of former St George the Martyr burial ground. Nelson was the first person to be buried in the new cemetery, choosing this place 'to overcome the aversion that has been discovered to its use'. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, St Pancras IV: London: 1952: PLATE 67).

Listing NGR: TQ3050882485

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
478067
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Kings Cross neighbourhood The Parish of St Pancras Part 4: Volume 24 , (1951)

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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