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Tomb of Elizabeth and Alexis Soyer, Kensal Green Cemetery

Tomb of Elizabeth and Alexis Soyer, Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, London W10 4RA View on map

Grade II pedestal tomb of 1844 to popular painter Elizabeth Soyer who died in 1842 aged 29. Designed by her husband Alexis Soyer a leading chef and dietician of the 19th century who is also buried here. Carved by Pierre Puyenbroeck of Brussels and restored by Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery in 2009. Kensal Green Cemetery is listed Grade I on the register of parks and gardens.


Opening Arrangements

1 April - 30 September: Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 6pm (except Bank Holidays). 1 October - 31 March: Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm (except Bank Holidays). Bank Holidays 10am - 1pm.

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: Guided tours £7.00 (adult), £5.00 (child/concession including EH Members) donation requested.


Site bounded by Harrow Road, Scrubs Lane, Ladbroke Grove and the Grand Union Canal. Entry by two gates in Harrow Road (for both cars and pedestrians) and from Ladbroke Grove (locked before the other gates). Underground: Kensal Green and Ladbroke Grove. Bus: routes 18, 23, 28, 52, 70, 295, 316, and 452.

Parking Spaces


Available in Cemetery.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes