TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1358178
Date first listed:
07-Nov-1984
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Jun-2001
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY, HARROW ROAD W10

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF WILLIAM MULREADY, ROYAL ACADEMY, HARROW ROAD W10

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 23393 82561

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
203831
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01114/28
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