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Monument to Oppenheim and Schroeter, Nunhead Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4615 / 51°27'41"N

Longitude: -0.0525 / 0°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 535386

OS Northings: 175417

OS Grid: TQ353754

Mapcode National: GBR JD.PFK

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.1JLF

Plus Code: 9C3XFW6W+JX

Entry Name: Monument to Oppenheim and Schroeter, Nunhead Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471056

Location: Southwark, London, SE15

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Peckham Rye

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


636-1/52/477 Monument to Oppenheim and Schroeter,
Nunhead Cemetery


Funerary monument. c1876. To John Moritz Oppenheim (d.1864)
and Frederick Schroeter (d.1876). By H Daniel, monumental
mason. Portland stone with Carrara marble reliefs. A square
plinth on a 2-stage base, with marble bas-reliefs on 3 sides
and an inscription on the 4th, surmounted by a projecting
entablature and a pedimented cover. The reliefs depict an
angel beside a death-bed, an angel beside a female bust on a
plinth which is fondled by a seated and blind mourning man,
and a relief showing a woman with brushes and a palette.
Unusual depictions of decease and lamentation: Oppenheim had
been blind for the last twenty years of his life.

Listing NGR: TQ3538675417

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