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Tomb of Sir William Blake Richmond

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4846 / 51°29'4"N

Longitude: -0.2526 / 0°15'9"W

OS Eastings: 521430

OS Northings: 177633

OS Grid: TQ214776

Mapcode National: GBR 9N.111

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.KYV8

Entry Name: Tomb of Sir William Blake Richmond

Listing Date: 20 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475459

Location: Hounslow, London, W4

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Chiswick Homefields

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Chiswick

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2177 CORNEY ROAD
Chiswick House
787/20/10073 Tomb of Sir William Blake
Richmond

II


Memorial stone commemorating Sir William Blake Richmond RA 1842-1921. By Margaret Wrightson. Portland stone plinth supporting white marble panel. Rectangular with pedimented top with acanthus kneelers and finial. East side dedicated to Sir William's wife Clara (died 1915): relief carving of a woman as Charity, dressed in flowing drapes, holding a heart-topped staff and the hand of a kneeling mourner. Doves in background. Inscribed CARITAS. West side dedicated to Sir William: relief carving of woman in flowing drapes as Hope stepping from a boat onto water and holding a sail inscribed SPES. Quotation from the Iliad below.


Listing NGR: TQ2143077633

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