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Tomb of the Earl of Galloway

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5287 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.2235 / 0°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 523328

OS Northings: 182584

OS Grid: TQ233825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.8BY

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2TPZ

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHG+FH

Entry Name: Tomb of the Earl of Galloway

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487813

ID on this website: 101389178

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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249/80/57 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of the Earl of Galloway


Tomb of the Earl of Galloway (died 1834). 1838. By J B Papworth. Portland stone sarcophagus. Massive chest with angle-set tapering pilasters, topped with scroll finials, flanking armorial reliefs on each end; egg and dart frieze below projecting cornice. Extensive remains of early paint. One of the finest and largest of Neo-classical monuments in the cemetery and an early instance of an outdoor aristocratic tomb in a public cemetery.

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