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West Norwood Memorial Park Entrance Arches and Gates to Memorial Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurlow Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4335 / 51°26'0"N

Longitude: -0.1031 / 0°6'11"W

OS Eastings: 531953

OS Northings: 172210

OS Grid: TQ319722

Mapcode National: GBR GS.GP2

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.57BD

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Entrance Arches and Gates to Memorial Park

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204498

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Thurlow Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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:

NORWOOD ROAD SE27

1. (east side)
5023
TQ 3172
31/705

Entrance arches and gates
at West Norwood Memorial
Park

II

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3172
963-0/31/705
27/03/81

NORWOOD ROAD
(East side)
West Norwood Memorial Park
Entrance arches & gates to Memorial
Park

GV
II

Entrance arches and gates. c1836-7 by Sir William Tite. Pale
brick and yellow stone. Large central buttressed brick archway
with stone 4-centred vehicle entrance arch, moulded and hollow
chamfered with spandrels containing shields bearing the arms
of the dioceses of Canterbury and Winchester; parapet cornice
rises to central peak above escutcheon with riband inscribed
"South Metropolitan Cemetery Incorporated AD MDCCCXXXVI".
Large, Gothic style cast iron double carriage gates with ogee
centre panels, similar to boundary railings. To right, a
smaller pedestrian 4-centred arch gateway above which a carved
crown and scroll inscribed "Deus Deo" in a stepped pediment,
and on the inner side, the date 1837; Gothic style cast iron
gate.

NORWOOD ROAD SE27
(east side)
1.
5023

Entrance arches and
gates at West Norwood
Memorial Park

TQ 3172
31/705

II

2.
1836 by Sir William Tite. Large central Tudor archway of pale brick with stone
dressings. Cornice rising to central peak above escutcheon with name (South Metropolitan
Cemetery) in riband and date. Arch of stone, moulded and hollow chamfered with
carved spandrels. Large ornamental cast iron double carriage gates. Smaller
arch at right with pedestrian entrance.

Listing NGR: TQ3195372210

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