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Tomb of John Collett, Kensington and Chelsea

Description: Tomb of John Collett

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 203827

OS Grid Reference: TQ2340882607
OS Grid Coordinates: 523408, 182607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5289, -0.2224

Location: A404, Brent, Greater London W10 4RA

Locality: Kensington and Chelsea
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W10 4RA

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Listing Text


07-Nov-1984 Tomb of John Collett


Tomb of John Collett (deceased 1866). Circa 1840, erected in memory of Collett's first wife, Emma. Aedicule on base. Base consists of chest with panelled angle pilasters. Doric aedicule with entablature and pedimental roof carried on fluted columns, enclosing an inner unadorned block. Outer rails and posts also of Portland stone. A distinguished late Neo-classical monument, showing the influence of French exemplars. History: Collett was a Whig/ Liberal MP who shot himself in 1866.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 32b.

Listing NGR: TQ2341082605

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Source: English Heritage

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