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Latitude: 51.5877 / 51°35'15"N
Longitude: -0.1152 / 0°6'54"W
OS Eastings: 530670
OS Northings: 189330
OS Grid: TQ306893
Mapcode National: GBR FM.RLY
Mapcode Global: VHGQL.YCF7
Entry Name: Monument to Samuel Rogers and Family in North East Corner of St Marys Churchyard
Listing Date: 12 November 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244865
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468931
Location: Haringey, London, N8
Electoral Ward/Division: Hornsey
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Haringey
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary with St George Hornsey
Church of England Diocese: London
HIGH STREET, N8
Monument to Samuel Rogers and family in north-east corner of St Mary's Churchyard
Chest tomb with attached railings, cl832. Rectangular rendered brick plinth surmounted by a York stone slab set with square fluted cast-iron railings with fleur-de-Lys finials and having corner and centre turned balusters with urn finials. Portland stone memorial sarcophagus with raised and fielded side panels to each face, standing on a base plinth with ogee moulding.
The inscription, in Bodoni Bold capitals, on the north face reads, "In this vault lie the remains of Henry Rogers Esq of Highbury Terrace, died Dec. XXV MDCCCXXXII, aged 58. Also of Sarah Rogers of Regents Park, sister of the above, died Jan. XXX MDCCCLV, aged 82. Also of Samuel Rogers, author of The Pleasures of Memory, brother of the above named Henry & Sarah, born at Newington Green XXX July MDCCLXIII, died at St James Place Westminster XVIII Dec. MDCCCLV". The west face reads, "Henry Rogers 1832, Sarah Rogers 1855, Samuel Rogers 1855".
HISTORY: Samuel Rogers was one of the most celebrated Romantic poets, benefactor of Wordsworth and other poets and patron of Flaxman and Stothard.
Listing NGR: TQ3067089330
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