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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of James William Gilbart

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurlow Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4335 / 51°26'0"N

Longitude: -0.1012 / 0°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 532089

OS Northings: 172205

OS Grid: TQ320722

Mapcode National: GBR GS.H4N

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.67CG

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of James William Gilbart

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204502

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Thurlow Park

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Norwood St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

TQ 3272 32/710 Tomb of James William
Gilbert in West Norwood
Memorial Park
II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD
963-0/32/710 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of James William Gilbart

GV II

Tall monument resembling a Decorated Gothic belfry. c1836 by
Sir William Tite. Portland stone. Square, stepped base with
inscribed panels supports a square, buttressed tower with
2-light traceried openings, partly filled with panels of
diaper pattern carved stone, under crocketed gables flanked at
angles by tall finials; tall octagonal banded spire. Enclosure
of grey granite pierced bollards with thick cast iron cable
passed through. Gilbard was the founder of Joint Stock Banking
and wrote a classic book on banking; a carved squirrel on a
gable refers to his interests. Tite was architect to the
London Westminster Bank where Gilbart was manager for many
years.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

Tomb of James William
Gilbart in
West Norwood Memorial
Park
TQ 3272 32/710

II

2.
d. 1863. Large Gothic monument. High plinth supports square tower whose wide
bell-openings, under crocketed gables, are framed in angle turrets. Tall spire
above. Enclosure of grey granite pierced bollards with thick cast iron cable
passed through. Included partly for importance of Gilbart as "father of British
banking".


Listing NGR: TQ3208972205

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