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Latitude: 53.3939 / 53°23'38"N
Longitude: -2.9398 / 2°56'23"W
OS Eastings: 337600
OS Northings: 388977
OS Grid: SJ376889
Mapcode National: GBR 7GT.1C
Mapcode Global: WH877.TY8J
Entry Name: Thomas Pennington Memorial approximately 145m south of main entrance at Toxteth Park Cemetery
Listing Date: 7 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477122
Location: Liverpool, L8
Electoral Ward/Division: Picton
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Liverpool
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Toxteth St Bede with St Clement
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/03/2016
SMITH DOWN ROAD,
Thomas Pennington Memorial approximately 145m south of main entrance at Toxteth Park Cemetery
(Formerly listed as Thomas Pennington Memorial approx. 180m S of entrance at Toxteth Park Cemetery)
Funerary monument. Dated 1886. To Thomas Pennington. White marble with granite base. Ecclectic style, predominantly Classical. Stepped granite base. Inscribed plinth, carrying a panelled pedestal with plinth and cornice. On the W side, the sculptured figure of an angel clasping a memorial scroll. The figure is set in a moulded doorway containing panelled doors, with an inscribed lintel on which perches a dove. The doorway extends above the pedestal into the sarcophagus above. Tall sarcophagus with full entablature, heavily enriched, with acroteria and masks. On the W side, a pedimented panel with date, festoon and portrait medallion. This is an exceptional monument, rich in symbolic ornament, little of it Christian, and highly idiosyncratic.
Listing NGR: SJ3760088977
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