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Hunter Family Tomb, St John at Hackney Churchyard Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Latitude: 51.5493 / 51°32'57"N

Longitude: -0.0528 / 0°3'10"W

OS Eastings: 535105

OS Northings: 185178

OS Grid: TQ351851

Mapcode National: GBR J7.3CD

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.1BF4

Plus Code: 9C3XGWXW+PV

Entry Name: Hunter Family Tomb, St John at Hackney Churchyard Gardens

Listing Date: 12 January 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491959

ID on this website: 101391334

Location: St John's Gardens, Lower Clapton, Hackney, London, E9

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Homerton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John at Hackney

Church of England Diocese: London

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Hunter Family Tomb, St John at Hackney
Churchyard Gardens

Chest tomb. Portland stone. Chest has fluted angle pilasters with reeding to the bottom and inscription panels surrounded by incised borders with inset corners. Moulded ledger slab.
Captain John Hunter (1737-1821) was British Naval officer and second Governor of the New South Wales colony in Australia.

A fine mid-C19 chest tomb to the Hunter family of particular historic interest for commemorating Captain John Hunter (1737-1821). It has group value with the Grade II* Church of St. John at Hackney and with other listed monuments in the Churchyard.

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