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Latitude: 51.5662 / 51°33'58"N
Longitude: -0.1439 / 0°8'38"W
OS Eastings: 528744
OS Northings: 186891
OS Grid: TQ287868
Mapcode National: GBR DT.Y54
Mapcode Global: VHGQL.GW8Q
Entry Name: Tomb of Karl Marx and Family in Highgate (Eastern) Cemetry
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378872
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478232
Location: Camden, London, N19
Electoral Ward/Division: Highgate
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Anne Brookfield
Church of England Diocese: London
CAMDEN SWAIN'S LANE(East side)Tomb of Karl Marx and family in Highgate (Eastern)Cemetery(Formerly Listed as:HIGHGATE(EASTERN)CEMETERY Grave of Karl Marx)
Pedestal,on stepped base,with sculptured portrait bust.Large bronze bust,1956 by Laurence Bradshaw on rectangular plan marble pedestal inscribed "Workers of all lands unite/Karl Marx"and having inscribed panel;returns each with three projecting lugs,the topmost of which support sculptured wreaths.HISTORICAL NOTE:Karl Marx, political philosopher,came to London 1849 as a political exile.He died 1883 and was buried approx 100 yards to the south but moved 1954 to present site.
Listing NGR: TQ2874486891
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