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Latitude: 51.5548 / 51°33'17"N
Longitude: -0.1805 / 0°10'49"W
OS Eastings: 526239
OS Northings: 185558
OS Grid: TQ262855
Mapcode National: GBR D0.M69
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T5FX
Entry Name: Tomb of John Constable and Family and Attached Railings in St Johns Churchyard
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476967
Location: Camden, London, NW3
Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW
798-1/26/241 Tomb of John Constable & family &
14/05/74 attached railings in St John's
(Formerly Listed as:
Grave of John Constable (St John's
Chest tomb above brick vault. Dating from the death of
Constable's wife in 1828, restored 1976. Marble. Rectangular
plan on stepped base. Clasping pilasters with incised
enrichment. Inscribed on north, east and west sides to the
memory of John Constable, painter, his wife Maria Elizabeth
and 7 children. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron
railings with urn finials surrounding the tomb.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Constable took summer lodgings in Hampstead
for his family from 1819 and from 1827 a permanent residence
until his death in 1837. The high grade is a reflection of the
importance of Constable to English painting, and the
significance of Hampstead and its heath in his work.
(Wade C: Buried in Hampstead: Camden History Society: 1986-).
Listing NGR: TQ2623985558
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