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Latitude: 51.4506 / 51°27'2"N
Longitude: -0.0848 / 0°5'5"W
OS Eastings: 533174
OS Northings: 174139
OS Grid: TQ331741
Mapcode National: GBR HL.79N
Mapcode Global: VHGR6.HS0V
Entry Name: Monument to John Willes, Dulwich Old Burial Ground
Listing Date: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470898
Location: Southwark, London, SE21
Electoral Ward/Division: Village
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Dulwich St Barnabas
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3374SW DULWICH VILLAGE
636-1/56/308 (East side)
Monument to John Willes, Dulwich Old
Stone tomb chest. Dated 1818. Brick plinth; stone base treated
as vermiculated band; stylobate of 3 steps. Soanean in
character, with Roman sepulchral motifs used in a highly
idiosyncratic manner. Returns resemble a Roman stele, with a
scallop shell inserted in a segmental pediment, a motif
repeated on the long sides. Tapering corner pilasters have
honeysuckle shoulders and inverted torches in low relief
carving. Marked G on plan, located along south verge just
north of Graham tomb.
The burial ground, which was consecrated in 1616, was unusual
in not being adjacent to any church or chapel.
The monuments form a group with the C18 gates, walls and
railings to Dulwich Old Burial Ground (qv).
Listing NGR: TQ3317474139
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