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Monument to Henry Daniel, Nunhead Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Nunhead, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4632 / 51°27'47"N

Longitude: -0.0517 / 0°3'6"W

OS Eastings: 535437

OS Northings: 175604

OS Grid: TQ354756

Mapcode National: GBR JD.HMJ

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.2H04

Plus Code: 9C3XFW7X+78

Entry Name: Monument to Henry Daniel, Nunhead Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471053

Location: Southwark, London, SE15

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Nunhead

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Nunhead St Antony with St Silas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/50/474 Monument to Henry Daniel, Nunhead


Momument. c1867. To Henry Daniel, d.1867. Stone. Located in
Section D, just to the west of the chapel (qv), and along a
main path. A heavily swathed vestal figure stands upon a
garlanded base with cherubs heads set at the corners. This
collection of motifs is in turn supported by plinth with
inverted torches at the angles (repeating those on the
entrance gate piers). The vault plot is delineated with
Grecian scrolled borders and honeysuckle ornament.
Henry Daniel was mason to the London Cemetery Company which
owned and ran Nunhead Cemetery and had workshops opposite the
entrances to Nunhead and Highgate Cemeteries. His monument is
an opulent concoction which can be read as a posthumous
advertisement of his artistic skills.

Listing NGR: TQ3543775604

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

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