Description: Tomb of Major General Sir William Casement, Knight Commander of the Bath
Date Listed: 7 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 203830
OS Grid Reference: TQ2341482551
OS Grid Coordinates: 523414, 182551
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5284, -0.2223
KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA
TQ2382NW HARROW ROAD W10
249/80/31 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
07-NOV-1984 TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASE
MENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH
(Formerly listed as:
HARROW ROAD W10
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASE
MENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH)
Tomb of Major General Sir William Casement (died 1844.) By E M Lander. Tall Portland stone base supporting coffin chest draped with Casement's cloak and topped with his bicorn hat and sword. Canopy with lotus leaf decoration borne by four atlantes in the form of Indian bearers, each wearing a turban and with his arms crossed. Case iron railings in the form of cannon barrels. History: Casement was a senior figure in the government of Bengal, who died on the eve of his final return to Britain. He has a comparable monument in Calcutta with an identical inscription.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 31c.
London Cemeteries Hugh Meller, plate 63.
Listing NGR: TQ2343782550
Source: English Heritage
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