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Monument to William Holland

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5281 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.2248 / 0°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 523244

OS Northings: 182516

OS Grid: TQ232825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.G05

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2V1F

Entry Name: Monument to William Holland

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487840

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Kensal Green

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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Listing Text


249/80/87 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Monument to William Holland


Tomb of William Holland, died 1856. Portland stone sarcophagus supported on eight winged beasts. Sides of chest, based on classical examples, composed of three roundels with suspended garlands and fillets, divided by inverted torches; corner figures of angels; pedimented cover with acroteria simulating roof tiles; carried on four pairs of addorsed griffons. An exeptionally rich instance of High Victorian eclecticism. History: Holland was a prominent furniture manufacturer and undertaker in partnership with Thomas Dowbiggin, who supplied furniture to the Royal Family.

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