TOMB OF CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1380182
Date first listed:
23-Mar-2000
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH

Map

Ordnance survey map of TOMB OF CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1380182 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Oct-2019 at 15:28:00.

Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 18179 73325

Details

TQ1873 PETERSHAM 22/25/10118 Tomb of Captain George Vancouver in the 23-MAR-00 churchyard of St Peter's Church

GV II

Churchyard monument. Tomb to Captain George Vancouver, died 1798. Portland stone arched head and foot stone, set within replaced stone kerb. Headstone inscribed: Captain George Vancouver Died in the Year 1798 Aged 40. Foot stone bears inscription: Restored by the Native Sons of British Columbia Post No.2 (Canada) Maintained by the Late Major J.S. Matthews and the City of Vancouver B.C. (Canada). Listed for its historical associations with George Vancouver, maritime explorer. Wall monument in church, erected 1841 by Hudson's Bay Company provides fuller eulogy. (Catalogue No. 601).

St. Peter's Church, Petersham, London Borough of Richmond. Survey of Churchyard Monuments. Roger Bowdler, HART, English Heritage, August 1999.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
479815
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 29 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/16613/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].