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Perimeter Walls and Railings Including Entrance Gateway Opposite Wakeman Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5292 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -0.2214 / 0°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 523472

OS Northings: 182639

OS Grid: TQ234826

Mapcode National: GBR BD.8W7

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3TSM

Entry Name: Perimeter Walls and Railings Including Entrance Gateway Opposite Wakeman Road

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Last Amended: 13 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203823

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Brent

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Kensal Green

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

15-APR-69 Perimeter Walls and Railings Including
Entrance Gateway Opposite Wakeman Road

(Formerly listed as:


Perimeter walls and railings. 1831-33 by John William Griffiths, Surveyor to the General Cemetery Company. Yellow-grey-plum stock brick wall, approximately 4 - 5 m. high, laid in alternative courses of headers and stretchers, with Portland stone coping along northern (Harrow Road) perimeter; projecting engaged piers capped with shallow pyramidal copings of Portland stone; outer face of wall with sloping Portland stone coping to lower level. Sequence of numbered Portland stone tablets placed at high level on outer wall. Western entrance gates, of cast iron with spearhead rails, set between Portland stone piers in Square 183 of cemetery. Central entrance gates (disused) in Square 80 of cast iron, set between Portland stone piers: a pair of gates with spearhead rails set between two hollow piers of cast iron, each face of which terminates in an eared pediment; and in turn flanked by runs of spearhead rails set into granite kerbs. Southern perimeter comprises cast iron railings, approx. 2 m. tall, alternating with stretches of brick wall approx. 3 m. tall. Railings, with spearhead finials, are supported with cast iron brackets of scrolled anthemion form set onto dwarf wall of brick with Portland stone coping; some stretches of railings missing at time of inspection. Two gateways along southern side (both disused), in Squares 20 and 82, each with hollow piers of cast iron with eared pediments to each face, some parts missing at time of inspection (1998).

Listing NGR: TQ2347282639

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