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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Thomas De La Garde Grissell

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4321 / 51°25'55"N

Longitude: -0.0979 / 0°5'52"W

OS Eastings: 532321

OS Northings: 172055

OS Grid: TQ323720

Mapcode National: GBR GS.J0S

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.883J

Plus Code: 9C3XCWJ2+RR

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Thomas De La Garde Grissell

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204507

Location: West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipsy Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Norwood St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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In the entry for:

1. (east side)

TQ 3272 32/716 Tomb of Thomas de la Garde
Grissell in West Norwood
Memorial Park

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

963-0/32/716 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of Thomas De La Garde Grissell


Chest tomb. c1847, designer unknown. Cast iron, stucco and
pink granite. Rectangular stepped base with mitred corners
having pedestals supporting pilasters with Gothic aedicules
and surmounted by cast figures of standing angels. Pilasters
flank pointed, cusped openings filled with pink granite slabs,
some inscribed. Enriched, coved cornice to flat top with
moulded edges. The whole stands on a large stone platform, now
badly broken, but originally with good Gothic wrought iron
railings. Grissell was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.


1. (east side)

Tomb of Thomas De La
Garde Grissell in
West Norwood Memorial
TQ 3272 32/716


d. 1847. Tall sarcophagus, with canted angles, on high plinth, built of cast
iron and stucco. Cusped, pointed inscription panels are divided by pilaster buttresses
supporting standing angel figures which rise to enriched coved cornice; the whole
on a platform with gothic wrought iron railing.

Listing NGR: TQ3232172055

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