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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 CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH

List entry Number: 1380182

Location

TOMB OF CAPTAIN GEORGE VANCOUVER IN THE CHURCHYARD OF ST PETER'S CHURCH

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRichmond upon ThamesLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Mar-2000

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 479815

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ1873 PETERSHAM 22/25/10118 Tomb of Captain George Vancouver in the 23-MAR-00 churchyard of St Peter's Church

GV II

Churchyard monument. Tomb to Captain George Vancouver, died 1798. Portland stone arched head and foot stone, set within replaced stone kerb. Headstone inscribed: Captain George Vancouver Died in the Year 1798 Aged 40. Foot stone bears inscription: Restored by the Native Sons of British Columbia Post No.2 (Canada) Maintained by the Late Major J.S. Matthews and the City of Vancouver B.C. (Canada). Listed for its historical associations with George Vancouver, maritime explorer. Wall monument in church, erected 1841 by Hudson's Bay Company provides fuller eulogy. (Catalogue No. 601).

St. Peter's Church, Petersham, London Borough of Richmond. Survey of Churchyard Monuments. Roger Bowdler, HART, English Heritage, August 1999.

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National Grid Reference: TQ 18179 73325

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