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Tomb of Admiral Bligh in St Mary's Churchyard, Lambeth

Description: Tomb of Admiral Bligh in St Mary's Churchyard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204422

OS Grid Reference: TQ3062779006
OS Grid Coordinates: 530627, 179006
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4949, -0.1197

Location: 222 Lambeth Road, Lambeth, Greater London SE1 7JY

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE1 7JY

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Listing Text

1. (north side)

Tomb of Admiral Bligh
in St Mary's Churchyard
TQ 3078 2/1087


1817 or shortly after, of Coade stone. Tall, classical sarcophagus, pedimented
on all four sides and with angle pilasters and antefixae. Large oval urn on
top. Inscription to Admiral Bligh who, as Captain Bligh of the Bounty, brought
the breadfruit tree from the Marquesas to the West Indies.

Listing NGR: TQ3062779006

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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