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Tomb of Howe Browne, Second Marquess of Sligo, Kensal Green Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5286 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2245 / 0°13'28"W

OS Eastings: 523262

OS Northings: 182570

OS Grid: TQ232825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.G26

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.2V51

Entry Name: Tomb of Howe Browne, Second Marquess of Sligo, Kensal Green Cemetery

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487846

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

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


249/80/93 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Howe Browne, 2nd Marquess of S


Tomb of Howe Brown, Second Marquess of Sligo, died 1845. Marble sarcophagus on base. Rectangular chest upon two supports, above a two-stepped base; sides have sunken inscription panel flanked by slender amphorae in relief; shallow pyramidal cover.
History: Sligo was an associate of the Prince Regent and Byron's; the excavator of the Treasury of Atreus at Mycenae (now in the British Museum); and sometime Governor of Jamaica responsible for emancipating slaves. His tomb reflects his taste for classical antiquities.

Sources: See A.H. Hakewill, Modern Tombs, Gleaned from the Public Cemeteries of London (1851), pl.s 6-7.

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