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Tomb of Colonel Gideon Gorrequer

A Grade II Listed Building in College Park and Old Oak, Kensington and Chelsea

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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

Grade: II

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

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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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