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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Doctor Gideon Mantell

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gipsy Hill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4323 / 51°25'56"N

Longitude: -0.0997 / 0°5'59"W

OS Eastings: 532191

OS Northings: 172082

OS Grid: TQ321720

Mapcode National: GBR GS.HJ1

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.7839

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Doctor Gideon Mantell

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204503

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:

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

TQ 3272 32/711 Tomb of Dr Gideon Mantell
in West Norwood Memorial
Park
II*

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD
963-0/32/711 (East side)
West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of Dr. Gideon Mantell

GV II*

Pedestal monument. c1852, possibly by Amon Henry Wilds of
Brighton. White marble. Rectangular plan battered pediment
with coved base and cornice; inscribed. Set within decorative
cast iron railings; asymmetrically placed to include a cypress
tree. Gideon Algernon Mantell was a surgeon, geologist,
paleontologist and discoverer, with Mrs. Mantell, of the
iguanodon.

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

Tomb of Dr Gideon Mantell in
West Norwood Memorial
Park
TQ 3272 32/711

II*

2.
d. 1852; possibly by Amon Henry Wilds of Brighton. Battered sarcophagus of white
marble with coved cornice, in decorative cast iron railing, asymmetrically placed
to include a cypress tree. Included partly for the historical importance of the
paleontologist and discoverer, with Mrs Mantell, of the iguanodon.


Listing NGR: TQ3219172082

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