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Tomb of William Purton and Family and Attached Railings in St Johns Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5548 / 51°33'17"N

Longitude: -0.1807 / 0°10'50"W

OS Eastings: 526226

OS Northings: 185554

OS Grid: TQ262855

Mapcode National: GBR D0.M43

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T5BY

Entry Name: Tomb of William Purton and Family and Attached Railings in St Johns Churchyard

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476978

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/26/246 Tomb of William Purton & family &
attached railings in St John's


Table tomb above brick vault. c1841. Stone. Set against the
churchyard boundary wall. Inscribed tablets to the rear of an
arcaded Gothic loggia of 5 openings having pointed hoodmoulds
with foliar cusps above trefoil arches on columns; plain stone
flat roof. Attached cast-iron railings with central gate and
diaper and torch flambe finials set into a stone forecourt.
HISTORICAL NOTE: William Purton was one of Constable's (buried
a few yards away) closest Hampstead friends.

Listing NGR: TQ2622685553

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