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Tomb of Joseph Hume

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5287 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.225 / 0°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 523225

OS Northings: 182585

OS Grid: TQ232825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.7YK

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1TXY

Entry Name: Tomb of Joseph Hume

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487855

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


249/80/105 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Joseph Hume


Tomb of Joseph Hume, died 1855. Massive slab with coped cover of grey Cornish granite on two-stage base with ten posts, covered with capital letter inscriptions; based on the nearby Duke of Sussex monument.
History: Hume was a prominent Radical MP and one of the founders of University College, London.

Sources: See Illustrated London News, 8th November 1856.

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

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