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Latitude: 51.5282 / 51°31'41"N
Longitude: -0.2209 / 0°13'15"W
OS Eastings: 523512
OS Northings: 182535
OS Grid: TQ235825
Mapcode National: GBR BD.GYR
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.4V2B
Entry Name: Tomb of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel and Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Listing Date: 6 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265238
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425565
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10
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
KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA
TQ2382NW HARROW ROAD W10
249/80/20 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
06-SEP-1989 Tomb of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
and Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Tomb. Commemorates Sir Marc Isambard Brunel (1769-1849), his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59) and others of the Brunel family. Designed by Sir Marc Brunel. Rectangular block of Carrara marble with raised lead letters. Sir Marc is noted as the engineer of the Rotherhithe tunnel, for his experiments with steam navigation and for improvements at Liverpool and Chatham docks. His son, Isambard Kingdom Brunel is noted for his designs for the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Great Eastern Steamship and the Great Western Railway. Sir Marc and Isambard Kingsom Brunel are counted amongst the greatest engineers of the C19.
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