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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASEMENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH

List entry Number: 1293515

Location

TOMB OF MAJOR GENERAL SIR WILLIAM CASEMENT, KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE BATH, HARROW ROAD W10

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityKensington and ChelseaLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203830

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History

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Details

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)

GV II*



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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Meller, H, London Cemeteries, (1981)
'Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England' in Survey of London, ()
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 23414 82551

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