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Tomb of Major General Sir William Casement, Knight Commander of the Bath

A Grade II* Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5284 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2223 / 0°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 523414

OS Northings: 182551

OS Grid: TQ234825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.GMT

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3VB6

Entry Name: Tomb of Major General Sir William Casement, Knight Commander of the Bath

Listing Date: 7 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203830

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
249/80/31 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
07-NOV-1984 TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASE
MENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH

(Formerly listed as:
HARROW ROAD W10
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASE
MENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH)

GV II*

Tomb of Major General Sir William Casement (died 1844.) By E M Lander. Tall Portland stone base supporting coffin chest draped with Casement's cloak and topped with his bicorn hat and sword. Canopy with lotus leaf decoration borne by four atlantes in the form of Indian bearers, each wearing a turban and with his arms crossed. Case iron railings in the form of cannon barrels. History: Casement was a senior figure in the government of Bengal, who died on the eve of his final return to Britain. He has a comparable monument in Calcutta with an identical inscription.

Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 31c.
London Cemeteries Hugh Meller, plate 63.

Listing NGR: TQ2343782550

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