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Tomb of Feargus O Connor

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5282 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.2194 / 0°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 523612

OS Northings: 182534

OS Grid: TQ236825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.HC3

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.4VVC

Entry Name: Tomb of Feargus O Connor

Listing Date: 6 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425560

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
249/80/12 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
06-SEP-1989 TOMB OF FEARGUS O'CONNOR

GV II

Tomb of Feargus O'Connor (1794-1855), leading socialist and leader of the Chartist movement. Portland stone. Gothic style. Octagonal spire shape with moulded plinth, and blind tracery to each face set beneath steeply-pitched hoodmoulds with ball-flower stops to spire. Epitaph commences: "This monument erected by subsciption chiefly from the working classes....while philanthropy is a virtue and patriotism not a crime, will the name of O'CONNOR be admired and this monument respected."

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