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Tomb of Thomas Hood

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.528 / 51°31'40"N

Longitude: -0.2234 / 0°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 523337

OS Northings: 182507

OS Grid: TQ233825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.GC6

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2VRH

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHG+6J

Entry Name: Tomb of Thomas Hood

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487807

ID on this website: 101389172

Location: Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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249/80/48 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Thomas Hood


Tomb of Thomas Hood (died 1845.) By Matthew Noble, 1854. Pink Peterhead granite pedestal, formerly embellished with a bronze bust and reliefs on each side (now missing). Stepped grey granite base. History: Hood was an immensely popular poet and humorist; his best known work, The Song of the Shirt, is referred to on the pedestal. See The Builder,2nd September 1854, 460 and Illustrated London News, 15 July 1854, 36.

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