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Monument to Christopher Cass the Elder on East Side of St John's Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4944 / 51°29'39"N

Longitude: -0.1276 / 0°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 530078

OS Northings: 178935

OS Grid: TQ300789

Mapcode National: GBR HL.HG

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QPXR

Entry Name: Monument to Christopher Cass the Elder on East Side of St John's Gardens

Listing Date: 5 October 1993

Last Amended: 24 April 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433525

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Rochester Row

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

HORSEFERRY ROAD
TQ 3078 NW
(east side)
1900-/88/10023 Monument to Christopher Cass
the Elder
II
the address shall be amended to read: HORSEFERRY ROAD (south side-off) Monument to
Christopher Cass the Elder on east side of St. John's Gardens.

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HORSEFERRY ROAD
TQ 3078 NW
(east side)
1900-/88/10024 Monument to Christopher Cass
the Eider
II
Monument to Christopher Cass the Elder, Mason (1678-1734). Granite, in form of massive
sarcophagus with segmental lid, entablature and niches to sides. Probably designed by Cass
himself Inscribed: "CHRR CASS/ MASTER MASON/ TO HIS/ MAJ ORDNANCE/
DY'D APR. 21 1734". Cass was a prominent City mason, who was responsible for StJohn's
Smith Square, Blenheim Palace, et cetera. This is said to be the earliest granite monument
in England.


Listing NGR: TQ3007878935

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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