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Tomb of Robert Kennard

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalgarno, London

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Latitude: 51.5281 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.2256 / 0°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 523186

OS Northings: 182514

OS Grid: TQ231825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.FS9

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.1VLF

Entry Name: Tomb of Robert Kennard

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Locality: Dalgarno

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487851

Source ID: 1389216

Listing Text


249/80/98 Kensal Green Cemetery
13-JUN-01 Tomb of Robert Kennard


Mausoleum of Robert Kennard (died 1870) and family. Portland stone mausoleum with bronze door on base of grey granite. Three-panelled bronze door set within shouldered frame, with lintel inscribed FAMILY MAUSOLEUM OF ROBERT WILLIAM KENNARD, below segmental pediment with scrolled border, containing sacred monogram with vine decoration, with finial of pelican on top; sides consist of channelled ashlar above rusticated granite base, continuous frieze inscribed I WILL ARISE AND GO TO MY FATHER; pediment on rear (west) end with relief of a rising sun above waves; ridged roof with cresting of flaming torches. An exceptionally rich Byzantine-influenced mausoleum.
History: Kennard was an ironmaster, railway developer and MP.

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