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Tomb of Martha Ross

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5286 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.222 / 0°13'19"W

OS Eastings: 523436

OS Northings: 182572

OS Grid: TQ234825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.GPY

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3VH2

Entry Name: Tomb of Martha Ross

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487686

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

KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA

TQ2382NW HARROW ROAD W10
249/80/27 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Martha Ross

GV II

Mausoleum of Martha Ross, died 1860. Gothic mausoleum of Bath stone with Portland statuettes and Serpentine shafts. West elevation has a blocked arched doorcase below a cinquefoil panel containing an armorial achievement in mosaic with the motto THINK ON. Side walls of three bays, each bay with a gabled opening of paired lancet windows (blocked) carried on Serpentine shafts, over a lower opening with inscription panels of green granite set below a depressed arch; each bay divided by a small buttress culminating with a finial in the form of an angel (some missing). North wall consists of an arched window (blocked) consisting of two lancets carried on Serpentine shafts, over a lower opening with inscription panel; gable contains a cinquefoil panel inset with marble. Remains of stencilled decoration inside.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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