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Tomb of George, 7th Viscount Strangford

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

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Latitude: 51.5283 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.2197 / 0°13'10"W

OS Eastings: 523594

OS Northings: 182540

OS Grid: TQ235825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.H8X

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.4VQ9

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHJ+84

Entry Name: Tomb of George, 7th Viscount Strangford

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487675

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


249/80/13 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of George, 7th Viscount Strangford


Tomb of George Smyth, 7th Viscount Strangford, died 1857. Gothic canopy of Portland stone over sandstone slab, guarded by Carrara marble angels by Edward Physick. Two cusped arches per side, carried on sandstone colonnettes, with drip-moulds above. Angle crocketed finials. Inscription on north end to Percy, 8th and last Viscount Strangford (d.1869). History: a Tory MP, Strangford was a prominent member of the Young England movement and is believed to be the model for Disraeli's novel Coningsby.

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