American Military Cemetery, Cambridge, England
Record Id: 89
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
This site is a 30 acre (12 hectare) cemetery laid out in 1944 and dedicated in 1956. It was created on land donated by the University of Cambridge. The cemetery was the only American World War 2 cemetery in the British Isles. The cemetery contains nearly 4,000 gravestones arranged in curved plots flanked by box hedging. The cemetery includes a long reflective pool, rose garden, box hedging and a wide variety of trees.
Brief history of site
The cemetery was laid out in 1944.
Address: Coton, Cambridge, CB3 7PH
Cambridgeshire; South Cambridgeshire; Coton
Historical County: Cambridgeshire
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Opening contact details:
This site is a cemetery. It is open daily from 9am to 5pm, except for 25 December and 1 January. Please visit the website for more information.http://www.abmc.gov/cemeteries/cemeteries/ca.php
Form of site: cemetery
Purpose of site: cemetery
Context or principal building: cemetery
Site first created: 1944
Main period of development: 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 12