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Tomb of James Meadows Rendel

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2247 / 0°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 523244

OS Northings: 182564

OS Grid: TQ232825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.G01

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2V12

Entry Name: Tomb of James Meadows Rendel

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487845

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


249/80/92 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of James Meadows Rendel


Tomb of James Meadows Rendel, died 1856. By Matthew Digby Wyatt, architect. Pink Peterhead granite sarcophagus. Rectangular chest on moulded base, raised borders on sides with foliate cross decoration; gabled cover with Byzantine crosses within pediments at each end. Design exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1856.
History: Rendel was an outstanding marine engineer, responsible for many dock and railway projects, including the harbours at Holyhead and Portland, mentioned in inscription.

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