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Tomb of James Leigh Hunt

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalgarno, London

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Latitude: 51.527 / 51°31'37"N

Longitude: -0.2261 / 0°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 523155

OS Northings: 182387

OS Grid: TQ231823

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FPF

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1WB9

Plus Code: 9C3XGQGF+QH

Entry Name: Tomb of James Leigh Hunt

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487857

ID on this website: 101389222

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

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Dalgarno

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

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

Tagged with: Tomb

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249/80/107 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of James Leigh Hunt


Sq. 121. Carrara marble pedestal on raised base; east face has releif of an urn with a branch of bay leaves and isncription `write me as one who loved his fellow men'; bust by Joseph Durham stolen (cast in the Keats House Museum, Hampstead). Erected by public subscription. History: Leigh Hunt was an outstanding man of letters of the early 19th century, responsible for championing Keats and Shelley (whose cremation he was present at). See Illustrated London News, 23 October 1869, 413.Condition: very bad, on account of loss of bust.

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