The tomb of Lord Cornwallis is located at Ghazipur, a small town in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh approximately seventy kilometers east of Varanasi. It is well connected by road and railways with different parts of the country. The tomb consists of a lofty dome supported by twelve columns erected on a 3.66 metres high circular platform, about 18.30 metres in diameter.
The square structure of white marble raised at the centre of the platform bears the bust of Lord Cornwallis with a hindu and a muslim on either sides shown in the attitude of mourning, below which is an epitaph in English. The other side of this structure depicts a European and a native soldier paying homage with an epitaph below in Urdu. The exterior of upper portion of the tomb has been ornamented with army cap and floral motifs. The circular iron railing around the tomb with its gate toward south-east is beautifully fabricated with spears, bows & arrows, swords and inverted cannons.