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Latitude: 51.5671 / 51°34'1"N
Longitude: -0.1498 / 0°8'59"W
OS Eastings: 528334
OS Northings: 186978
OS Grid: TQ283869
Mapcode National: GBR DT.WDK
Mapcode Global: VHGQL.CW51
Entry Name: Monument to Alfred Stevens in Highgate (Western) Cemetery
Location: Camden, London, N6
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Listing Date: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478252
Source ID: 1378891
TQ2886NW SWAIN'S LANE
798-1/12/1788 (West side)
Monument to Alfred Stevens in
Highgate (Western) Cemetery
Monument to Alfred Stevens, d.1875. Coved Renaissance style
sarcophagus of Portland stone with fish-scale ornament,
covered with cast-iron slab with raised lettering, by James
Gamble. Epitaph refers to Stevens as 'ARTIST AND SCULPTOR...
THE MONUMENT TO THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON IN ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
IS HIS WORK'.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Stevens was the leading exponent of the
Renaissance style in mid-Victorian England; the Wellington
monument (completed 1912) was his masterpiece. This
sarcophagus is a version of that within the Wellington
monument and was executed by Stevens's assistant.
(Towndrow KR: Alfred Stevens: London: -1939: 257).
Listing NGR: TQ2833486978
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