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Description: Tomb of John Gordon
Date Listed: 7 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 203826
OS Grid Reference: TQ2341182604
OS Grid Coordinates: 523411, 182604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5289, -0.2223
TQ 2382 NW HARROW ROAD W10
249/80/37 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
07-Nov-1984 Tomb of John Gordon
Tomb chest of John Gordon, deceased 1840. Portland stone, York stone base. Urn (stolen 1997) on pedestal within canopy carried on four tapering square columns, supporting canopy with acroteria in the form of Egyptian heads; emblem of butterfly and tail-biting snake on north face. Two stage base with slab in front. Closely based on Parisian exemplars such as Moliere's monument in Pere Lachaise cemetery.
A H Hakewill, Modern tombs, Gleaned from the Public Cemeteries of London.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 32b.
Listing NGR: TQ2341382602
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Source: English Heritage
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