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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 WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY

List entry Number: 1358178

Location

TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY, 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: 13-Jun-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203831

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History

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Details

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

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Meller, H - Title: London Cemeteries - Date: 1981
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 17 Greater London - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  3. Article  Reference - Title: Survey of London - Journal Title: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

National Grid Reference: TQ 23393 82561

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