History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Canterbury City Cemetery Joseph Conrad Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2859 / 51°17'9"N

Longitude: 1.0641 / 1°3'50"E

OS Eastings: 613763

OS Northings: 158543

OS Grid: TR137585

Mapcode National: GBR TY1.CTX

Mapcode Global: VHLGF.DYD3

Plus Code: 9F3373P7+9J

Entry Name: Canterbury City Cemetery Joseph Conrad Memorial

Listing Date: 29 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454429

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT2

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Blean Forest

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Memorial

Find accommodation in
Blean

Description


TR 15 NW CANTERBURY WESTGATE COURT AVENUE

11/10004 Joseph Conrad Memorial,
Canterbury City Cemetery

II


Cemetery Memorial. Circa 1924 to the great novelist Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), and other members of his family. Stone square enclosure with low walls a few inches high, a roughly hewn battered monolith with diagonal top and inscription, 3 stone slabs and central stone vase, the whole area covered with stone chippings. Inscription on monolith reads "JOSEPH TEADOR CONRAD KORZENIOWSKI BORN DECEMBER 3RD 1857 DIED AUGUST 3RD 1924" and a quotation from Spencer "ELEGY AFTER TOYLE, PORT AFTER STORMY SEAS, EASE AFTER WARRE, DEATH AFTER LIFE DOES GREATLY PLEASE". Inscription to his wife Jessie Emmeline Conrad Korzenoiwska below. Included as the funerary memorial to a writer of international importance.


Listing NGR: TR1571957759

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.