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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Captin John Wimble

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4322 / 51°25'55"N

Longitude: -0.0985 / 0°5'54"W

OS Eastings: 532281

OS Northings: 172067

OS Grid: TQ322720

Mapcode National: GBR GS.HW1

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.78TF

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Captin John Wimble

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204505

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipsy Hill

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:

1. (east side)

TQ 3272 32/713 Tomb of Captain Wimble
in West Norwood Memorial


the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

963-0/32/713 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of Capt. John Wimble


Chest tomb. c1851, designer unknown. Stone. Rectangular,
enriched, stepped base, with thick band of carved ship's rope
moulding, supporting tomb with paired clasping pillasters,
having palmette capitals, at angles supporting a coved cornice
with acanthus enrichment. Stepped top surmounted by a
sculptured dismasted merchantman. 3 side panels with fine
quality relief carvings of ships at sea, two in violent
storms; panels inscribed "Ship Maidstone off St. Helena 24
March 1840", "Ship London off Gangan 6th October 1832" and
"Ship Florentinia off the Cape 21 June 1825. Wimble spent 34
years at sea before retiring.


1. (east side)

Tomb of Captain Wimble in
West Norwood Memorial
TQ 3272 32/713


d. 1851. Tall sarcophagus with stone ship on top and relief of ships in stormy
seas on three side panels.

Listing NGR: TQ3228172067

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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