London Road Cemetery, Coventry, England
Record Id: 2142
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Brief description of site
This is an urban cemetery situated to the south-east of Coventry. It covers some 17 hectares (7 hectares registered). Features include an Italianate lodge and a gates complex, an octagonal gazebo and a promenade. The northern part of the cemetery is laid out as a pleasure ground and contains no burials.
Brief history of site
London Road Cemetery was founded in 1845 and opened in 1847. It was designed by Joseph Paxton, and laid out on different levels, with lawns, trees and terraces to give a park-like appearance.
Address: London Road, Coventry, CV1 2JQ
West Midlands; Coventry
Historical County: Warwickshire
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To the south of Coventry city centre
Form of site: cemetery
Purpose of site: cemetery
Context or principal building: cemetery
Site first created: 1845 to 1847
Main period of development: Mid 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 17