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West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Reverened Charles Haddon Spurgeon

A Grade II Listed Building in Gipsy Hill, London

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Latitude: 51.4328 / 51°25'58"N

Longitude: -0.0968 / 0°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 532393

OS Northings: 172144

OS Grid: TQ323721

Mapcode National: GBR GS.J85

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.87NX

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Tomb of Reverened Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Last Amended: 21 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204526

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:

1. (east side)

TQ 3272 32/737 Tomb of Rev Charles Haddon
Spurgeon in West Norwood
Memorial Park

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

963-0/32/737 (East side)
27/03/81 West Norwood Memorial Park
Tomb of Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon


Chest tomb on high plinth. c1892, designer unknown. Grey
granite with stone dressings. Massive granite plinth with
quoins inset with paler granite and central inset inscribed
panel. Stepped base to tomb which has polished granite columns
with white stone bases and foliated capitals at angles
supporting an overhanging pitched lid. Inscribed panels to
sides, that to front with fine sculptured marble portrait bust
in tondo. Below, resting on steps, a sculptured pink granite
cushion, with tasselled corners, having a Bible open at
Timothy 7:8. A popular preacher, Spurgeon was reported to have
attracted more mourners than any other funeral in the
cemetery's history.


1. (east side)

Tomb of Rev Charles
Haddon Spurgeon in
West Norwood Memorial
TQ 3272 32/737


d. 1892. Massive grey granite sarcophagus on plinth. Bust of preacher in tondo
at end above red granite cushion with Bible open at Timothy 7:8. Listed for historical
importance of famous preacher.

Listing NGR: TQ3239372144

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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