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Latitude: 51.5563 / 51°33'22"N
Longitude: -0.1806 / 0°10'50"W
OS Eastings: 526229
OS Northings: 185720
OS Grid: TQ262857
Mapcode National: GBR D0.M4N
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T4DT
Entry Name: Tomb of Eve Hammersley in St Johns Churchyard Extension
Listing Date: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067371
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476981
Location: Camden, London, NW3
London Borough Ward: Frognal and Fitzjohns
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW
798-1/26/255 Tomb of Eve Hammersley in St John's
Open-sided shrine, containing sculptured figures, on a podium.
1903. By Harry Furse. Limestone with bronze figures.
Rectangular shrine with Ionic pilasters at each angle flanking
round-arched openings having architraved heads, with foliated
keystones, supported on carved console brackets; entablature
with projecting cornice. Shrine raised on a rectangular plinth
with moulded base and cornice, and carved relief wreath
inscribed in the centre. Larger than life bronze sculpture of
a winged angel cradling and kissing a young sleeping girl.
Signed Furse 1903. HISTORICAL NOTE: Eve Hammersley (died 1902)
was the young daughter of an artistic/literary family who
lived at Admiral's House (qv).
Listing NGR: TQ2622985720
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