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Anonymous Sarcophagus Approximately 7 Metres East of St George's Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Shadwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5102 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.0601 / 0°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 534721

OS Northings: 180812

OS Grid: TQ347808

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.NT

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.X93M

Entry Name: Anonymous Sarcophagus Approximately 7 Metres East of St George's Rectory

Listing Date: 21 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468975

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

London Borough Ward: Shadwell

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George-in-the-East

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3480 CANNON STREET ROAD, El

788/22/10083 Anonymous sarcophagus approx. 7m east of St George's Rectory

GV II

Anonymous sarcophagus, c.1740, grey veined marble. Sarcophagus supported at corners on ball and claw feet with acanthus decoration. Coved cover with gadrooning to edge, armorial cartouches to sides and a feathered coronet on the south end. Located opposite the rectory (qv) and possibly in memory of an early rector of the church. A highly unusual design executed in very lavish marble.

Listing NGR: TQ3472180812

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