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Tomb of Thomas Gardnor and Family and Attached Railing in St Johns Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Latitude: 51.5553 / 51°33'19"N

Longitude: -0.1805 / 0°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 526236

OS Northings: 185615

OS Grid: TQ262856

Mapcode National: GBR D0.M50

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T5FJ

Plus Code: 9C3XHR49+4Q

Entry Name: Tomb of Thomas Gardnor and Family and Attached Railing in St Johns Churchyard

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476976

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


798-1/26/243 Tomb of Thomas Gardnor & family &
attached railing in St John's


Pedestal memorial above a brick vault. Mid C18, restored 1982.
Limestone. Stepped base with rectangular 2-stage pedestal
having enriched band and cornice, inscribed projecting panels
and, on north side, a carved coat of arms. Surmounted by a
pillar, with shaped cut-out panels on each face and cushioned
base with scroll incised angles, supporting a sculptured
draped urn. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings
with urn finials on stone capped brick base.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the only tomb in the churchyard to mention a
smallpox death. Thomas Gardnor built Gardnor House, Flask Walk
(qv) and with his rich wife owned much property in central
Hampstead; he was also a Trustee of the Mineral Waters.

Listing NGR: TQ2623685615

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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