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Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N
Longitude: -0.2267 / 0°13'36"W
OS Eastings: 523106
OS Northings: 182559
OS Grid: TQ231825
Mapcode National: GBR BD.FHD
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.0VZ3
Entry Name: Tomb of Emile Blondin
Listing Date: 13 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389232
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487867
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
249/80/117 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Emile Blondin
Also Known As: Tomb of Jean Francois Gravelet, HARROW ROAD W10,
Kensal Green Cemetery
Tomb of Emile Blondin, died 1897. By McDonald and Leslie, masons (signed). Pink Peterhead granite and Carrara marble monument. Gabled granite headstone with shafts and base of grey granite, with matching kerb and posts; IHS monogram in star between two inset facing marble portrait reliefs of Blondin and wife, formerly behind glass, with bronze surrounds; marble statue of Hope on top. History: Blondin (a.k.a. Jean-Francois Gravelet) was the celebrated showman and tightrope-walker, renowned for his crossings of Niagara Falls.
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