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Tomb of Elaine Maynard Falkiner Nee Farmer 1871 to 1900

A Grade II Listed Building in Woking, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3005 / 51°18'1"N

Longitude: -0.6288 / 0°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 495690

OS Northings: 156601

OS Grid: SU956566

Mapcode National: GBR FBP.HT9

Mapcode Global: VHFV7.1KXW

Plus Code: 9C3X892C+5F

Entry Name: Tomb of Elaine Maynard Falkiner Nee Farmer 1871 to 1900

Listing Date: 23 July 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 492728

Location: Woking, Surrey, GU24

County: Surrey

Electoral Ward/Division: Heathlands

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Woking St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Description


71/0/10024 Tomb of Elaine Maynard Falkiner, nee F
23-JUL-04 armer (1871-1900), Brookwood Cemetery

GV II
Memorial statue to Elaine, Lady Falkiner (d.1900). Carrara marble. Mason unknown. The near-life size, barefooted figure is dressed in a Grecian dress, with appropriately dressed hair.
HISTORY: This is an unusually vivid portrait for a memorial sculpture, and it ably captures Lady Falkiner's elegance. A South African by birth, Lady Falkiner died from illness contracted while running a military hospital during the Boer War. Listed for its sculptural quality and human interest.

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