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Mausoleum in North East Part of Former Burial Ground of Seamen's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4811 / 51°28'51"N

Longitude: -0.0062 / 0°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 538547

OS Northings: 177673

OS Grid: TQ385776

Mapcode National: GBR L1.H3F

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.V12G

Plus Code: 9C3XFXJV+CG

Entry Name: Mausoleum in North East Part of Former Burial Ground of Seamen's Hospital

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396045

ID on this website: 101211527

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenwich West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Greenwich St Alfege

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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(South Side)

Mausoleum in north-east
part of former burial ground
of Seamen's Hospital
TQ 3877 26/382A


1749. Small, 1-storey, 3-bay building. Multicoloured stock brick. Stone cornice
and blocking course. Central open pediment. 3 finely-gauged round brick arches,
the centre larger, with stone spring band. The left archway is an entrance,
the others unglazed windows. Stone plinth. Rear elevation has 2 similar arches
and flight of steps down to vault, now sealed. Cartouche in pediment of front
bears inscription "5th July 1749. John Meriton Pensioner was ye first Man Buried
in this Ground" Many C19 memorial tablets attached to walls.

Listing NGR: TQ3854777675

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