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Tomb of John Saint John Long
Tomb of John Saint John Long
Tomb of John Saint John Long
Tomb of John Saint John Long
Tomb of John Saint John Long
Tomb of John Saint John Long

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Title

Tomb of John Saint John Long

Date

1834

Medium

Portland stone & Carrara marble

Measurements

H 760 x W 275 x D 275 cm

Accession number

W10_JR_S011

Acquisition method

funded by former patients

Work type

Tomb or mausoleum

Owner

Long family

Custodian

Kensal Green Cemetery

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Listing date

07/11/84

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Cemetery opening times.

Signature/marks description

front of base, above inscription, at bottom right: SIEVIER SC

Inscription description

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

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Located at

Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensington and Chelsea

W10 4RA

Located in Kensal Green Cemetery, north side of Centre Avenue (plot number 283/76/RS).