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Sir John Bent Mp Memorial at Toxteth Park Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenbank, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3934 / 53°23'36"N

Longitude: -2.9392 / 2°56'21"W

OS Eastings: 337639

OS Northings: 388916

OS Grid: SJ376889

Mapcode National: GBR 7GT.5K

Mapcode Global: WH877.TYKY

Entry Name: Sir John Bent Mp Memorial at Toxteth Park Cemetery

Listing Date: 7 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477126

Location: Liverpool, L8

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenbank

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

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Listing Text


SJ3788 LlVERPOOL SMITHDOWN ROAD
392/33/10129 Sir John Bent MP Memorial at Toxteth Park Cemetery

GV II
Funerary monument. 1857, to Sir John Bent. Ashlar. Classical Revival style. On a square base of two steps, a pedestal with, on each side, a panel flanked by reversed torches. One panel inscribed. Above, an aedicule with square Doric columns, topped by an entablature with rosette frieze, pediments with wreaths, and acroteria. Within the aedicule, a square plinth with a wreath on each side. This probably formed the base to a funerary urn. This is amongst the earliest monuments in Toxteth Park Cemetery, and demonstrates the persistence of a Classical style, without Christian references, at a time when Gothic styles were becoming fashionable.


Listing NGR: SJ3763988916

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