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West Norwood Memorial Park Mauoleum of Sir Henry Tate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, Lambeth

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Latitude: 51.4329 / 51°25'58"N

Longitude: -0.0966 / 0°5'47"W

OS Eastings: 532407

OS Northings: 172150

OS Grid: TQ324721

Mapcode National: GBR GS.JBB

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.87SW

Plus Code: 9C3XCWM3+59

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Mauoleum of Sir Henry Tate

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204516

Location: Gipsy Hill, Lambeth, London, SE27

County: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipsy Hill

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 32/726 Mausoleum of Sir Henry
Tate in West Norwood
Memorial Park

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

963-0/32/726 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Mausoleum of Sir Henry Tate


Mausoleum. c1890 by George and Peto. Red terracotta
interlocking blocks with paler bands, dressings and tiled
roof. Rectangular plan set into raised ground. Elliptical arch
entrance with billet surround having relief angels in
spandrels; elaborate wrought iron door grilles approached by
stone steps. Moulded band at sill level continues around the
buildings. 4-light cusped openings with relief angel spandrels
on long sides; elaborate wrought iron grilles. Billet and
cusped enriched eaves cornice and steeply pitched hipped roof
with Vitruvian scroll patterning and moulded ridge tiles. Sir
Henry Tate made his fortune by developing sugar cube and
refining process. Art collector and philanthropist he founded
the Tate Gallery, also designed by S.R.J. Smith.


1. (east side)
Tomb of Sir Henry Tate in
West Norwood Memorial
TQ 3272 32/726


Circa 1890 by Sydney R J Smith. Terra-cotta mausoleum of interlocked blocks with
high pitched hipped slab roof. Delicate mouldings to eaves and doorway, with
reliefs of angels in spandrels. Four light Tudor arched windows and door all
have wrought iron grilles.

Listing NGR: TQ3240772150

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