TOMB OF KARL MARX AND FAMILY IN HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETRY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1378872
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jan-1999
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF KARL MARX AND FAMILY IN HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETERY, SWAINS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF KARL MARX AND FAMILY IN HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETERY, SWAINS LANE

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 28744 86891

Details

TQ2886NE 798-1/13/1548 14/05/74

CAMDEN SWAIN'S LANE(East side)Tomb of Karl Marx and family in Highgate (Eastern)Cemetery(Formerly Listed as:HIGHGATE(EASTERN)CEMETERY Grave of Karl Marx)

GI Pedestal,on stepped base,with sculptured portrait bust.Large bronze bust,1956 by Laurence Bradshaw on rectangular plan marble pedestal inscribed "Workers of all lands unite/Karl Marx"and having inscribed panel;returns each with three projecting lugs,the topmost of which support sculptured wreaths.HISTORICAL NOTE:Karl Marx, political philosopher,came to London 1849 as a political exile.He died 1883 and was buried approx 100 yards to the south but moved 1954 to present site.



Listing NGR: TQ2874486891

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
478232
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.

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Date: 29 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16171/32
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