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Tomb of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel and Isambard Kingdom Brunel

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425565

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
249/80/20 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
06-SEP-1989 Tomb of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
and Isambard Kingdom Brunel

GV II

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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