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Tomb of Eve Hammersley in St Johns Churchyard Extension

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Latitude: 51.5563 / 51°33'22"N

Longitude: -0.1806 / 0°10'50"W

OS Eastings: 526229

OS Northings: 185720

OS Grid: TQ262857

Mapcode National: GBR D0.M4N

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T4DT

Plus Code: 9C3XHR49+GQ

Entry Name: Tomb of Eve Hammersley in St Johns Churchyard Extension

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476981

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


798-1/26/255 Tomb of Eve Hammersley in St John's
Churchyard Extension


Open-sided shrine, containing sculptured figures, on a podium.
1903. By Harry Furse. Limestone with bronze figures.
Rectangular shrine with Ionic pilasters at each angle flanking
round-arched openings having architraved heads, with foliated
keystones, supported on carved console brackets; entablature
with projecting cornice. Shrine raised on a rectangular plinth
with moulded base and cornice, and carved relief wreath
inscribed in the centre. Larger than life bronze sculpture of
a winged angel cradling and kissing a young sleeping girl.
Signed Furse 1903. HISTORICAL NOTE: Eve Hammersley (died 1902)
was the young daughter of an artistic/literary family who
lived at Admiral's House (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ2622985720

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

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