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Dr Richard Valpy Mausoleum

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2248 / 0°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 523236

OS Northings: 182553

OS Grid: TQ232825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.G02

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1VZ5

Entry Name: Dr Richard Valpy Mausoleum

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487842

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


249/80/89 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Dr Richard Valpy Mausoleum


Mausoleum of Dr Richard Valpy, died 1836. Portland stone mausoleum designed by John Griffith, architect of the cemetery's buildings. Greek Doric columns in antis flanking inscription with achievement of arms, below frieze with wreaths under pediment with crest of an oak tree within; sides articulated with pilasters; roof with antefixes.
History: Valpy was for 50 years Headmaster of Reading School and, like Griffith, a director of the General Cemetery Company.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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