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Tomb of George Cruikshank

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2238 / 0°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 523312

OS Northings: 182562

OS Grid: TQ233825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.G7Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2VK3

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHG+CF

Entry Name: Tomb of George Cruikshank

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487826

ID on this website: 101389191

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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249/80/73 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of George Cruikshank


Pedestal tomb of George Cruikshank, died 1878. Pedestal of pink Peterhead granite, formerly supporting a bronze bust (missing). Inscription describes him as `artist, designer, etcher, painter... for 30 years a total abstainer and ardent pioneer and champion by pencil, word, and pen of UNIVERSAL ABSTINENCE from INTOXICATING DRINKS. Bronze bust by William Behnes stolen; marble version in Dickens House Museum. History: Cruikshank was the outstanding cartoonist after Rowlandson; his body was subsequently removed to St Paul's Cathedral.

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