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SPREAT MONUMENT IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SPREAT MONUMENT IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1253452

Location

SPREAT MONUMENT IN ABNEY PARK CEMETERY, HIGH STREET N16

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Hackney

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436662

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STOKE NEWINGTON TQ 3386 HIGH STREET N16 (west side) 735-/12/10026 Spreat Monument in Abney Park Cemetery GV II

Monument to John Spreat, 1795-1865, and his wife Ann Elizabeth, 1798-1884. 1868-1872 by Alfred Waterhouse, carved by Farmer and Brindley. Stone. A three-stage monument. A square plinth with clustered engaged corner columns inset with shields has a slightly smaller stage set on it over heavy sloping band and behind single corner columns with carved capitals. This stage with inscriptions to the Spreats on south and west faces. Dog tooth mouldings to frieze and cornice. Top stage a pyramidal cap with broken finial and some mouldings. John Spreat died at Highbury New Town and his monument was erected by his wife. Colin Cunningham and Prudence Waterhouse, Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905, 1992.

Listing NGR: TQ3335986828

Selected Sources

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Colin Cunningham and Prudence Waterhouse, Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905, (1992)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 33359 86828

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