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West Norwood Memorial Park Mauoleum of Sir Henry Tate, Lambeth

Description: West Norwood Memorial Park Mauoleum of Sir Henry Tate

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204516

OS Grid Reference: TQ3240772150
OS Grid Coordinates: 532407, 172150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4329, -0.0966

Location: Martell Road, Lambeth, Greater London SE27 9LB

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE27 9LB

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

1. (east side)

TQ 3272 32/726 Mausoleum of Sir Henry
Tate in West Norwood
Memorial Park

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

963-0/32/726 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Mausoleum of Sir Henry Tate


Mausoleum. c1890 by George and Peto. Red terracotta
interlocking blocks with paler bands, dressings and tiled
roof. Rectangular plan set into raised ground. Elliptical arch
entrance with billet surround having relief angels in
spandrels; elaborate wrought iron door grilles approached by
stone steps. Moulded band at sill level continues around the
buildings. 4-light cusped openings with relief angel spandrels
on long sides; elaborate wrought iron grilles. Billet and
cusped enriched eaves cornice and steeply pitched hipped roof
with Vitruvian scroll patterning and moulded ridge tiles. Sir
Henry Tate made his fortune by developing sugar cube and
refining process. Art collector and philanthropist he founded
the Tate Gallery, also designed by S.R.J. Smith.


1. (east side)

Tomb of Sir Henry Tate in
West Norwood Memorial
TQ 3272 32/726


Circa 1890 by Sydney R J Smith. Terra-cotta mausoleum of interlocked blocks with
high pitched hipped slab roof. Delicate mouldings to eaves and doorway, with
reliefs of angels in spandrels. Four light Tudor arched windows and door all
have wrought iron grilles.

Listing NGR: TQ3240772150

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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