TQ3272 : Mortuary Chapel, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood Cemetery (1)

taken 10 years ago, near to West Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

Mortuary Chapel, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood Cemetery (1)
Mortuary Chapel, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood Cemetery (1)
The very fine Greek Doric Mortuary Chapel in the Greek Orthodox Cemetery at West Norwood Cemetery. It was built c1872 to commemorate Augustus Ralli, and its design has been attributed to John Oldrid Scott. See here for the south front: TQ3272 : Mortuary Chapel, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood Cemetery (2). Grade II* listed.
West Norwood Cemetery is one of the “Magnificent Seven” cemeteries founded in the early C19th to deal with the expanding population of London. It was laid out by Sir William Tite and opened in 1837. It has 65 Grade II and Grade II* listed monuments.
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 June, 2009
Category
Chapel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 324 721 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.9896N 0:5.8033W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 323 722
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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