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Tomb of Joseph Westwood

A Grade II Listed Building in Mile End, London

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Latitude: 51.5234 / 51°31'24"N

Longitude: -0.0285 / 0°1'42"W

OS Eastings: 536874

OS Northings: 182344

OS Grid: TQ368823

Mapcode National: GBR K3.PJ3

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.GZ90

Entry Name: Tomb of Joseph Westwood

Listing Date: 13 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478111

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E3

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Mile End

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bow and Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


788/11/10115 Tomb of Joseph Westwood


Funerary monument commemorating Joseph Westwood, died 1883. Portland stone. Monument takes the form of a Decorated wayside cross consisting of a crocketed spire carried on four open arches with angle buttresses. Square plinth with stepped angle buttresses and recessed ogee inscription panels to each face. The finials are of metal. An allegorical statue of a female formerly stood within the canopy. Tiled surface to lowest base. Low, two-tier cast-iron railings with bulbous finials survive in part. Westwood headed a shipbuilding and engineering firm. The most imposing monument in the cemetery, prominently located at one of the principal cross-roads.

Listing NGR: TQ3687482344

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

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