TQ3975 : Grave of Christopher and Mary Boone

taken 8 years ago, near to Lewisham, Great Britain

Grave of Christopher and Mary Boone
Grave of Christopher and Mary Boone
The bodies of the couple were found in the chapel TQ3975 : Boone's Chapel: front during restoration work. The rest of the family are buried in St Margaret's old churchyard TQ3975 : The Boone tomb in old St Margaret's churchyard.
Merchant Taylors Almshouses and Boone's Chapel, Lee
The almshouses are around three sides of a courtyard to the north of Lee High Road, Lewisham. The current buildings were built in 1826. In front of them stood the earlier almshouses and chapel from 1683 originally commissioned by Christopher Boone, a London merchant and a member of the Merchant Taylorsí Company, demolished in 1875. The adjacent Boone's Chapel continued to function as a reading room, but fell into disuse after 1945 and restored in the early 2000s.

The almshouses and chapel are now listed grade 2 and grade 1 respectively (List entry Numbers 1080030 and 1079981).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 19 September, 2009
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Religious sites 
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Christopher Boone 
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Tombs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 392 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.5462N 0:0.1865E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 392 752
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