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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389227
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487862
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
249/80/112 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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