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Tomb of General Forster Walker

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.529 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.2258 / 0°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 523172

OS Northings: 182612

OS Grid: TQ231826

Mapcode National: GBR BD.7S0

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1THR

Entry Name: Tomb of General Forster Walker

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487863

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


249/80/113 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of General Forster Walker


Tomb of General Forster Walker. 1866. Designed by Edward Blore and carved by J. Forsyth. Gothic Portland stone tomb chest with marble shafts on pink Peterhead granite base. Sides sport arcading of alternating cusped arches and lancets, carried on marble shafts over a moulded lower course, with inscription panels containing lead letters; angle-set buttresses with canopies, formerly containing statuettes of Faith, Hope, Charity and Patience (missing), with finials above. Marble achievement of arms on southern end.

Sources: The Builder, 28 April 1866, 306.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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