Teddington Cemetery, Greater London, England
Record Id: 3225
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The most striking feature of the cemetery is the number of mature trees, some well over 100 years old. These include cedar, weeping beech, holly, yew, cypresses, giant redwood, a fine large monkey puzzle and several cherry trees. The site, covering some four hectares, is approached by four entrances. The two chapels, in Decorated style, remain.
Brief history of site
In 1877 an area of former orchard of some 1.6 hectares in Shacklegate Lane was purchased for use as a burial ground. A competition for the layout was won by T Goodchild T Goodchild. Teddington Cemetery was opened in 1879 by Richmond Burial Board.
Address: Teddington Cemetery, Shacklegate Lane, Teddington, TW11 8SF
Locality: Greater London
Greater London; Richmond upon Thames; Teddington
Historical County: Middlesex
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Nearest stations - Fulwell; Strawberry Hill.
Buses - 33, 381, 465
Opening contact details:
This is a municipal site for general public use.
Form of site: cemetery
Purpose of site: cemetery
Context or principal building: chapel
Site first created: 1877 to 1879
Main period of development: Late 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 4