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Latitude: 51.5491 / 51°32'56"N
Longitude: -0.0527 / 0°3'9"W
OS Eastings: 535115
OS Northings: 185151
OS Grid: TQ351851
Mapcode National: GBR J7.3CG
Mapcode Global: VHGQV.1BHB
Entry Name: Loddiges Family Tomb, St John at Hackney Churchyard Gardens
Listing Date: 20 May 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 491956
Location: Hackney, London, E9
Electoral Ward/Division: Homerton
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
735/0/10166 LOWER CLAPTON ROAD
Loddiges Family Tomb, St John at Hackn
ey Churchyard Gardens
Chest tomb. Portland stone. Chest has reeded angle pilasters, inscription panels to each face with inset corners. Ledger slab on top. A monument to the Loddiges Family of horticulturists. Conrad Loddiges (c1739-1826) founded the famous Loddiges nursery on Mare Street in Hackney in 1771, important for introducing many plants into the country. The nursery was subsequently directed by his son, George Loddiges (1784-1846), and then his grandson Conrad Loddiges (1826-1865).
A fine mid-C19 chest tomb with historic interest as the Loddiges family tomb and that has group value with the Grade II* Church of St. John at Hackney and other listed monuments in the Churchyard.
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