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Tomb of Marthe Goscombe John and Sir William Goscombe John in Hampstead Cemetery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fortune Green, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5555 / 51°33'19"N

Longitude: -0.2002 / 0°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 524873

OS Northings: 185604

OS Grid: TQ248856

Mapcode National: GBR C5.N74

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.H51C

Entry Name: Tomb of Marthe Goscombe John and Sir William Goscombe John in Hampstead Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477376

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Fortune Green

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2485NE FORTUNE GREEN ROAD
798-1/23/496 Tomb of Marthe Goscombe John & Sir
William Goscombe John in Hampstead
Cemetery

GV II*

Headstone and figure. c1923. By Sir William Goscombe John.
Bronze figure and stone headstone. Rectangular stone kerbed
plot with crazy paved infill. Inscribed steps surmounted by a
sculptured bronze female figure, in flowing robes with head
covered by an enveloping shawl, moving away from the
spectator, her head turned for a final backward glance with
fingers of right arm raised to the lips. Forming a backdrop, a
square-headed headstone with battered sides and carved
segmental shaped cornice with anthemion motifs.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Sir William Goscombe John was a Welsh
sculptor who worked in the 1890s under Rodin in Paris.

Listing NGR: TQ2487385604

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

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