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Monument to Major Cartwright in St Mary at Finchley Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgware, Barnet

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Latitude: 51.5996 / 51°35'58"N

Longitude: -0.1981 / 0°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 524900

OS Northings: 190512

OS Grid: TQ249905

Mapcode National: GBR C2.W70

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.J252

Plus Code: 9C3XHRX2+RQ

Entry Name: Monument to Major Cartwright in St Mary at Finchley Churchyard

Listing Date: 29 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454395

Location: Barnet, London, N3

County: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Finchley Church End

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Finchley

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


31-/18/10312 Monument to Major Cartwright in St
Mary-at-Finchley Churchyard


Church monument to Major John Cartwright (1740-1824). Obelisk. Erected 1835 and paid for by public subscription. Yellow oolitic limestone. Square tapering obelisk with armorial and portrait roundels on front, above armorial shield. Inscriptions on east and south sides. Set within damaged kerb with some surviving railings. Cartwright (1740-1824) was a leading Radical of the
period 1775-1824 and was known by the title of the 'Father of Reform'. He founded the Society for Constitutional Information and published numerous works advocating Universal Suffrage. The monument was erected in 1835 and paid for by public subscription (The Mirror, 19 December 1835). Full inscription (no longer legible) given in Barnet Press and Finchley Borough News, 13 April 1935.

Listing NGR: TQ2490090512

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