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Latitude: 51.5294 / 51°31'45"N
Longitude: -0.228 / 0°13'40"W
OS Eastings: 523015
OS Northings: 182653
OS Grid: TQ230826
Mapcode National: GBR BD.769
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.0TBF
Plus Code: 9C3XGQHC+QR
Entry Name: Tomb of Colonel Gideon Gorrequer
Listing Date: 13 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389244
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487879
Location: Dalgarno, Kensington and Chelsea, London, NW10
County: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: College Park and Old Oak
Built-Up Area: Hammersmith and Fulham
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
249/80/133 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Colonel Gideon Gorrequer
Tomb of Colonel Gideon Gorrequer, died 1841. Portland stone square pedestal on moulded base enriched with rusticated panels; Carrara marble inscription panel; upper section of a tapering foot supporting a cushion with a shako, sword, sash and medals; dwarf cast-iron railings on base slabs. Extensive remains of early paint. One of the best military monuments in the cemetery, identified from records: inscription very worn.
History: Gorrequer was ADC to Sir Hudson Lowe, Governor of St Helena, during Napoleon's banishment, and had many dealings with the emperor and his household.
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