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Tomb of Walter Peart and Henry Dean

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London, London

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Latitude: 51.5274 / 51°31'38"N

Longitude: -0.2263 / 0°13'34"W

OS Eastings: 523138

OS Northings: 182436

OS Grid: TQ231824

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FM2

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1V6Y

Plus Code: 9C3XGQGF+XF

Entry Name: Tomb of Walter Peart and Henry Dean

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487858

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


249/80/108 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Walter Peart and Henry Dean


Tomb of Walter Peart, train driver, and Henry Dean, his fireman. Both died in 1898. Carrara marble headstone with inset relief of a train, set over branches of bay and under a moulded hood. Monument restored and plaque renewed in 1994.
Feigned railway tracks over coping above grave.
History: erected by the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants in memory of Walter Peart, train driver and his fireman, Henry Dean, who died trying to save passengers on the Paddington-Windsor Express when their boiler exploded.

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