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Latitude: 51.5262 / 51°31'34"N
Longitude: -0.1201 / 0°7'12"W
OS Eastings: 530508
OS Northings: 182485
OS Grid: TQ305824
Mapcode National: GBR K7.62
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VWWW
Entry Name: Tomb of Robert Nelson in St George's Gardens
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378733
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478067
Location: Camden, London, WC1N
Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Cross Cromer Street
Church of England Diocese: London
Tomb of Robert Nelson in St George's Gardens
(Formerly Listed as: HANDEL STREET Walls, lodge, cottage and monuments in St George's Gardens)
Monument to Robert Nelson. d.1715. Portland stone. Gadrooned urn on tall plinth, set within partly surviving wrought-iron railings. Located on south side of former St George the Martyr burial ground. Nelson was the first person to be buried in the new cemetery, choosing this place 'to overcome the aversion that has been discovered to its use'.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, St Pancras IV: London: 1952: PLATE 67).
Listing NGR: TQ3050882485
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