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Sir William Molesworth Mausoleum

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2224 / 0°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 523403

OS Northings: 182560

OS Grid: TQ234825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.GKL

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3V84

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHH+92

Entry Name: Sir William Molesworth Mausoleum

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487690

Location: Dalgarno, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: 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


249/80/33 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Sir William Molesworth Mausoleum


Mausoleum of Sir William Molesworth (died 1855). Grey granite mausoleum with shallow pyramidal roof. Steps lead down to entrance (blocked). History: Molesworth was a Radical MP, colonial reformer and associate of J.S. Mill; the epitaph reads `A firm adherence to convictions the result of deep thought won for him the title of an honest statesman...' His widow Lady Andalusia, a leading Victorian hostess, is buried here too.

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