The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Spartali Mausoleum

A Doric temple with a tetrastyle portico in antis built of granite and Portland stone.

Architect

Not known

Listing

Grade II (England and Wales)

Year Built

1845

History

This is probably the earliest mausoleum in the Greek Orthodox burial ground.  It was built by Demetrios Spartali in memory of his son, Eustratios, who had died in Smyrna aged 18.  This had occured in 1831 but, after in the Greek Orthodox community had acquired its own burial ground at West Norwood in 1842, the family decided to bring his remains back to England.  The mausoleum was erected in 1845.

Condition

Good (May 2002)

Sources

Geoffrey Manning: The Listed Structures in West Norwood Cemetery (1989).

Links

Friends of West Norwood Cemetery website

PDF

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Location

West Norwood Cemetery (Greek Orthodox Burial Ground),
Norwood Road,
London

SE27 9JU


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