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Tomb of Arthur Frankau and Family in Hampstead Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Camden, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5563 / 51°33'22"N

Longitude: -0.1971 / 0°11'49"W

OS Eastings: 525085

OS Northings: 185694

OS Grid: TQ250856

Mapcode National: GBR C5.NYW

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.J4NS

Entry Name: Tomb of Arthur Frankau and Family in Hampstead Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477363

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Fortune Green

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2585NW FORTUNE GREEN ROAD
798-1/24/495 Tomb of Arthur Frankau and family in
Hampstead Cemetery

GV II

Altar and railed vault. c1904 to Arthur Frankau, poet.
Polished granite and bronze. Granite altar with pedimented
reredos having a silver mosaic evening star and gold mosaic
sun setting behind an inscribed pale granite plaque with Greek
key border at base. Vault in front of altar with curved
inscribed granite lid having 4 large bronze ring handles and
plinth, with carved ribboned laurel wreath, crowned by a
bronze urn with anthemion relief enrichment and a snake coiled
around the neck and handles ready to attack a winged orb.
Vault surrounded by granite kerb with shaped dies and bronze
railings with anthemion finials, and inscription from
Tennyson. Arthur's son, Gilbert Frankau, novelist, also buried
here.

Listing NGR: TQ2508585694

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