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Tomb of Admiral Bligh in St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4949 / 51°29'41"N

Longitude: -0.1197 / 0°7'10"W

OS Eastings: 530627

OS Northings: 179006

OS Grid: TQ306790

Mapcode National: GBR KL.98

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.WP3C

Entry Name: Tomb of Admiral Bligh in St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204422

Location: Lambeth, London, SE1

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Bishop's

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: North Lambeth

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (north side)

Tomb of Admiral Bligh
in St Mary's Churchyard
TQ 3078 2/1087


1817 or shortly after, of Coade stone. Tall, classical sarcophagus, pedimented
on all four sides and with angle pilasters and antefixae. Large oval urn on
top. Inscription to Admiral Bligh who, as Captain Bligh of the Bounty, brought
the breadfruit tree from the Marquesas to the West Indies.

Listing NGR: TQ3062779006

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

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