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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271538
English Heritage Legacy ID: 454429
Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Electoral Ward/Division: Blean Forest
Built-Up Area: Canterbury
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 15 NW CANTERBURY WESTGATE COURT AVENUE
11/10004 Joseph Conrad Memorial,
Canterbury City Cemetery
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
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