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Tomb of John Saint John Long
Portland stone & Carrara marble
H 760 x W 275 x D 275 cm
funded by former patients
Tomb or mausoleum
Kensal Green Cemetery
Grade II* (England and Wales)
time restrictions apply
Cemetery opening times.
front of base, above inscription, at bottom right: SIEVIER SC
plinth front: IT IS THE FATE OF MOST MEN / TO HAVE MANY ENEMIES, AND FEW FRIENDS. / THIS MONUMENTAL PILE / IS NOT INTENDED TO MARK THE CAREER / BUT TO SHEW / HOW MUCH ITS INHABITANT WAS RESPECTED / BY THOSE WHO KNEW HIS WORTH / AND THE BENEFITS / DERIVED FROM HIS REMEDIAL DISCOVERY. / HE IS NOW AT REST / AND FAR BEYOND THE PRAISES OR CENSURES / OF THIS WORLD. / STRANGER AS YOU RESPECT THE ?? FOR THE DEAD / AS ONE OF THE MANY THAT WILL REST HERE / READ THE NAME OF / JOHN SAINT JOHN LONG / WITHOUT COMMENT; plinth rear: DIED 2ND JULY 1834 / AGED 37 YEARS