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Tomb 1 Foot to South of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Village, London

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Latitude: 51.4284 / 51°25'42"N

Longitude: -0.2103 / 0°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 524515

OS Northings: 171447

OS Grid: TQ245714

Mapcode National: GBR BL.RNR

Mapcode Global: VHGRB.9CNC

Entry Name: Tomb 1 Foot to South of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary

Listing Date: 2 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205150

Location: Merton, London, SW19

County: London

District: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: Village

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wimbledon

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 2471

(east side)
Tomb 1 foot to south of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary


Table tomb. Circa mid C18. White marble. Rounded ends with carved crests. Panelled sides the centre of each slightly set forward with inscribed panels. Mounted slab top, rising in centre.

The plaques on either side of the tomb read:  "Thomas Walker Esquire / died XXII October / MDCCXLVIII / in the eighty fourth year of his age" (North side, now missing) and "On the accession of his late Majesty K. Geo. 1st he was put in Commission of the Customs, in which he continued until the year 1732, when he was appointed Surveyor General of his Majesty's Land Revenue, which office he held to his death, and discharged both these trusts with integrity. He was an intimate friend of Sir Robert Walpole, and his portrait was introduced in picture at Strawberry Hill." (South side).

Listing NGR: TQ2451571447

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