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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: TOMB OF KARL MARX AND FAMILY IN HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETRY

List entry Number: 1378872

Location

TOMB OF KARL MARX AND FAMILY IN HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETRY, SWAINS LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478232

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2886NE SWAIN'S LANE 798-1/13/1548 (East side) 14/05/74 Tomb of Karl Marx and family in Highgate (Eastern) Cemetery (Formerly Listed as: HIGHGATE (EASTERN) CEMETERY Grave of Karl Marx)

GV I

Pedestal, on stepped base, with sculptured portrait bust. Large bronze bust, 1956 by Laurence Bradshaw on rectangular plan marble pedestal inscribed "Workers of all lands unite/Karl Marx" and having inscribed panel; returns each with 3 projecting lugs, the topmost of which support sculptured wreaths. HISTORICAL NOTE: Karl Marx, political philosopher, came to London 1849 as a political exile. He died 1883 and was buried approx 100 yards to the south but moved 1954 to present site.



Listing NGR: TQ2874486891

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28744 86891

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