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Tomb of George Broad Approximately 160 Metres East of West Gate, Hammersmith Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Fulham Reach, London

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Latitude: 51.4886 / 51°29'18"N

Longitude: -0.2166 / 0°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 523916

OS Northings: 178136

OS Grid: TQ239781

Mapcode National: GBR BG.XS3

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.6VB6

Entry Name: Tomb of George Broad Approximately 160 Metres East of West Gate, Hammersmith Cemetery

Listing Date: 16 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468848

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London, W6

County: London

District: Hammersmith and Fulham

Electoral Ward/Division: Fulham Reach

Built-Up Area: Hammersmith and Fulham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Alban Fulham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2378 MARGRAVINE ROAD, W6
(North East side, Off)
333/6/10037 Tomb of George Broad, approx.
160 metres east of West Gate,
Hammersmith Cemetery

GV II

Tomb monument. c1895. Cast bronze with a sandstone base. Low, shaped base surmounted by a Free Baroque panel with richly scrolled top and which is fronted by a relief of an angel with a sword and holding an inscribed Renaissance shield. A lower panel bears a relief of 2 putti with the inscription "Requiescat in pace". The monument is signed A Fabbrucci on the lower left corner.
HISTORY: George Broad ran a foundry in Hammersmith and was responsible for casting the most celebrated of all late Victorian public monuments, Eros, by Alfred Gilbert for whom Broad also carried out other casting. Aristide Fabbrucci was a London-based sculptor and modeller, probably the son of Florentine sculptor Luigi Fabbrucci. He was best known for his figure of Commerce, designed for the Glasgow Pavilion of Plastic Arts in 1898.


Listing NGR: TQ2391678136

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