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Tomb of Hrh the Duke of Cambridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kensal Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5286 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.227 / 0°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 523090

OS Northings: 182564

OS Grid: TQ230825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FG8

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.0VW2

Entry Name: Tomb of Hrh the Duke of Cambridge

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487870

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


249/80/119 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of HRH the Duke of Cambridge


Mausoleum of the Duke of Cambridge, died 1904. Pink and grey granite. Arched doorway on south face flanked by plinths, set below cavetto cornice; battered side walls with roll mouldings to corners; stepped roof with curved finial; marble posts with chains to border of plot.
History: grandson of George III, Cambridge served as Commander in Chief of the British Army for 39 years at the height of imperial power and is remembered for his hostility to reform. He is buried here with his morganatic wife Sarah Fairbrother, a pantomime actress subsequently known as Mrs Fitzgeorge.

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