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Tomb of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Birchington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3735 / 51°22'24"N

Longitude: 1.3057 / 1°18'20"E

OS Eastings: 630167

OS Northings: 169018

OS Grid: TR301690

Mapcode National: GBR WZW.T2W

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.LQ4X

Entry Name: Tomb of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Churchyard

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356681

Location: Birchington, Thanet, Kent, CT7

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Birchington

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Tomb of Dante
Gabriel Rossetti
in churchyard.
TR 36 NW 9/85A


This was designed by Ford Madox Brown. Rossetti died at Birchington-on-Sea
on 9 April 1882. A stone Celtic cross, the arms and sten being connected by
a circle. Within the lowest part of the stone is represented St Luke,
patron saint of Painters and above this an ox, the emblem of the Evangelist,
Scrolled motifs.

Listing NGR: TR3021569059

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