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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389225
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487860
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10
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
KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA
TQ2382NW HARROW ROAD W10
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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