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Tomb of Karl Marx and Family in Highgate (Eastern) Cemetry

A Grade I Listed Building in Highgate, Camden

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478232

Location: Camden, London, N19

County: Camden

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

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Listing Text

TQ2886NE
798-1/13/1548
14/05/74

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)

GI
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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