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Tomb of John Gordon

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5289 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.2223 / 0°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 523411

OS Northings: 182605

OS Grid: TQ234826

Mapcode National: GBR BD.8MN

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3TBV

Entry Name: Tomb of John Gordon

Listing Date: 7 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203826

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

Built-Up Area: Brent

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Michaell and All Angels Ladbroke Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


07-Nov-1984 Tomb of John Gordon


Tomb chest of John Gordon, deceased 1840. Portland stone, York stone base. Urn (stolen 1997) on pedestal within canopy carried on four tapering square columns, supporting canopy with acroteria in the form of Egyptian heads; emblem of butterfly and tail-biting snake on north face. Two stage base with slab in front. Closely based on Parisian exemplars such as Moliere's monument in Pere Lachaise cemetery.
A H Hakewill, Modern tombs, Gleaned from the Public Cemeteries of London.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 32b.

Listing NGR: TQ2341382602

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