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Tomb of Lady Elizabeth Norton in St Johns Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5551 / 51°33'18"N

Longitude: -0.1811 / 0°10'51"W

OS Eastings: 526198

OS Northings: 185596

OS Grid: TQ261855

Mapcode National: GBR D0.M0P

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T54N

Entry Name: Tomb of Lady Elizabeth Norton in St Johns Churchyard

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476971

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

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

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Listing Text


798-1/26/1748 Tomb of Lady Elizabeth Norton in St
John's Churchyard


Table tomb to Lady Elizabeth Norton, died 1715. A stone slab
on 6 arcaded square columns, with ringed capitals and large
bases. A very well preserved example of a type unusual in
London churchyards, to a daughter of the Earl of Gainsborough.
The inscription is still legible: 'her virtues appeared in
every part of her life, her humility in her grave, which she
chose in this place'.
(Wade C: Buried in Hampstead: Camden History Society: 1986-).

Listing NGR: TQ2619885596

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