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Tomb of Sir Joseph Lister in Hampstead Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortune Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5546 / 51°33'16"N

Longitude: -0.2007 / 0°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 524838

OS Northings: 185504

OS Grid: TQ248855

Mapcode National: GBR C5.N32

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.G6R2

Entry Name: Tomb of Sir Joseph Lister in Hampstead Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477379

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


798-1/23/498 Tomb of Sir Joseph Lister in
Hampstead Cemetery


Bodystone type tomb with kerbing. c1893. Granite. Plain
rectangular slab supports rectangular plinth surmounted by an
inscribed hipped lid. Plain rectangular kerb surround.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Sir Joseph Lister (1827-1912) was the
originator of antiseptic surgery and Professor of Surgery at
Glasgow Infirmary from 1861. Erected at time of wife's death
in 1893.

Listing NGR: TQ2483885504

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

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