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Tomb of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5281 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.2258 / 0°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 523168

OS Northings: 182514

OS Grid: TQ231825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FR6

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1VGF

Entry Name: Tomb of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487862

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


249/80/112 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 5t
h Duke of Portland


Tomb of William Cavendish Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland, died 1879: by McDonald, Field & Co., masons of Aberdeen. Pink Peterhead granite slab set within very large plot bounded by kerbs and posts of grey granite, Two-stage slab with coped upper surfaces on a base of York stone placed in centre of a very large plot; boundary posts (formerly linked with bronze railings and chains) in form of cylinders with round caps. Several other family tombs are also located within the enclosure. This is the largest plot in the cemetery. History: Portland, known as the `Mole Duke', was a vastly wealthy landowner who devoted his later years to underground architecture.

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