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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389211
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487846
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10
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
KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA
TQ2382NW HARROW ROAD W10
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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