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Tomb of William Mulready, Royal Academy

A Grade II* Listed Building in Queens Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5285 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.2226 / 0°13'21"W

OS Eastings: 523393

OS Northings: 182561

OS Grid: TQ233825

Mapcode National: GBR BD.GJH

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.3V54

Entry Name: Tomb of William Mulready, Royal Academy

Listing Date: 7 November 1984

Last Amended: 13 June 2001

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203831

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queens Park

Built-Up Area: Brent

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Michaell and All Angels Ladbroke Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


249/80/35 HARROW ROAD W10
13-JUN-01 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY

(Formerly listed as:
HARROW ROAD W10
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, RA)

GV II*

Tomb of William Mulready, deceased 1863, designed by Godfrey Sykes and made by James Pulman and sons. Recumbent effigy in gowns of a member of the Legion d'Honneur on a rolled mat, upon a stepped base, the sides of which sport incised versions of his best known paintings; reliefs of palettes, brushes and diplomas on the projecting plinths of the six columns of Portland stone which carry the canopy, the frieze of which is decorated with wreaths and garlands. History: Mulready was one of the most popular early Victorian painters, specialising in 'genre' scenes. This monument was exhibited at the 1867 Paris Exposition Universelle, where it won a prize.
Survey of London Vol XXXVII Plate 32c.
London Cemeteries Hugh Meller, plate 65.

Listing NGR: TQ2343182558

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