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Tomb of James Ward

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5291 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.2239 / 0°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 523301

OS Northings: 182630

OS Grid: TQ233826

Mapcode National: GBR BD.87H

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2THN

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHG+MC

Entry Name: Tomb of James Ward

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487835

ID on this website: 101389200

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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249/80/82 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of James Ward


Tomb of James Ward, died 1859. By J.H. Foley. Carrara marble relief. Tall, arched surround containing high-relief figure of the Muse of Painting. (Arch broken at time of survey- 1998). History: Ward was an outstanding late Romantic painter of landscapes and animals, best known for his epic landscape Gordale Scar (Tate Gallery). Inscription states he was `distinguished as an engraver and afterwards as an animal painter. His works in the National Gallery and the Brtitish Museum prove his great and varied powers in each pursuit'.

Sources: The Builder, 7th November 1863, 789.

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