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Tomb of Sir Charles Newton

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.528 / 51°31'40"N

Longitude: -0.2261 / 0°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 523151

OS Northings: 182499

OS Grid: TQ231824

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FP2

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1VBJ

Entry Name: Tomb of Sir Charles Newton

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487860

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


249/80/110 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Sir Charles Newton


Tomb of Sir Charles Newton, died 1886. Marble headstone (fallen and broken at time of survey- 1998) with anthemion terminal and inset relief of seated woman (possibly a re-used antique piece), in imitation of an Attic grave-stele of the 4th Century BC.
History: Newton was an outstanding classical archaeologist,the discoverer of the tomb of King Mausolus at Halicarnassus, one of the wonders of the Ancient world and an outstanding Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum.

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