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Alice and Henry Nixon Obelisk at Toxteth Park Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Picton, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.3938 / 53°23'37"N

Longitude: -2.9387 / 2°56'19"W

OS Eastings: 337672

OS Northings: 388963

OS Grid: SJ376889

Mapcode National: GBR 7GT.8D

Mapcode Global: WH877.TYSM

Entry Name: Alice and Henry Nixon Obelisk at Toxteth Park Cemetery

Listing Date: 7 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477128

Location: Liverpool, L8

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Picton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Toxteth St Bede with St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


Alice and Henry Nixon Obelisk at Toxteth Park Cemetery


Funerary monument. 1875, to Alice Nixon d.1875, and Henry Nixon, d.1892. Sandstone ashlar. Gothic style. Square base and chamfered plinth. Pedestal with cusped blind arcading on round shafts, the panels mostly inscribed, under a cornice. Square tabernacle with cusped pointed arched panels, some inscribed, with shafts, under 8 steep-pitched crested gables. Tall octagonal spire with gabled lucarnes and crocket finial.

Listing NGR: SJ3767288963

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