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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Demetrios Cassavetes and Family in the Greek Burial Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.434 / 51°26'2"N

Longitude: -0.0966 / 0°5'47"W

OS Eastings: 532402

OS Northings: 172273

OS Grid: TQ324722

Mapcode National: GBR GS.J8V

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.87R1

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Demetrios Cassavetes and Family in the Greek Burial Ground

Listing Date: 2 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433004

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Thurlow Park

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Norwood St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


963-0/32/1151 (East side)
West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of Demetrios Cassavetes &
family in the Greek Burial Ground


Chest tomb with sculptured leaning figure. Early C20, designer
unknown. Stone. Stepped rectangular base with carved
enrichment. Battered chest with carved figurative relief
panels to long sides and inscribed ends. Pitched roof with
antefixae to pediments. Leaning across the tomb, a life-size
sculptured distraught female in classical robes, her head
supported by right hand. Maria Cassavetes, (d. 1914), later
Mrs. Maria Zambaco, was a prominent pre-Raphaelite, being an
artist and medallist in her own right as well as girlfriend of
Rossetti and then Burne-Jones, both of whom made portraits of

Listing NGR: TQ3240272273

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