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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

Plus Code: 9C3XGQHG+C6

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

ID on this website: 101389211

Location: Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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


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

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