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Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Newington, Hackney

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Latitude: 51.5646 / 51°33'52"N

Longitude: -0.0774 / 0°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 533359

OS Northings: 186828

OS Grid: TQ333868

Mapcode National: GBR HC.34Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQM.LXYZ

Plus Code: 9C3XHW7F+R2

Entry Name: Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436662

Location: Stoke Newington, Hackney, London, N16

County: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke Newington

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Stoke Newington

Church of England Diocese: London

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TQ 3386

HIGH STREET N16 (west side)
Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery

Monument to John Spreat (1795-1865) and his wife Ann Elizabeth (1798-1884). 1868-1872 by Alfred Waterhouse, carved by Farmer and Brindley. Stone.

A three-stage monument. A square plinth with clustered engaged corner columns inset with shields has a slightly smaller stage set on it over heavy sloping band and behind single corner columns with carved capitals. This stage with inscriptions to the Spreats on south and west faces. Dog tooth mouldings to frieze and cornice. Top stage a pyramidal cap with broken finial and some mouldings. John Spreat died at Highbury New Town and his monument was erected by his wife.

Listing NGR: TQ3335986828

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