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Kensal Green Cemetery
Many monuments as well as The Dissenters Chapel are Listed by English Heritage. Here follow some examples:
The Dissenters' Chapel & Catacombs
A short extract from The National Heritage List for England (http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1080628):
"1831-34. By John Griffith, Surveyor to the General Cemetery Company. Portland stone, rendered brick walls. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment, flanked by curving three-bay wings with paired pilasters to front ... Modern single-storey extension to rear of north wing. Catacombs (partly sealed) below the chapel. History: the first purpose-built Nonconformist funerary chapel in a public cemetery. The wings were demolished in the early 1970s and reinstated in 1995-97 by English Heritage."
Tomb of Emile Blondin (Listed in 2001)
A short extract from The National Heritage List for England (http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1389232):
"Also Known As: Tomb of Jean Francois Gravelet ... By McDonald and Leslie, masons (signed). Pink Peterhead granite and Carrara marble monument. ... IHS monogram in star between two inset facing marble portrait reliefs of Blondin and wife, formerly behind glass, with bronze surrounds; marble statue of Hope on top. History: Blondin (a.k.a. Jean-Francois Gravelet) was the celebrated showman and tightrope-walker, renowned for his crossings of Niagara Falls."