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Sites with Type: Funerary site

  • England

    The cemetery is situated on a steeply sloping, three-hectare site overlooking the town. It was designed by JC Loudon, and consecrated on 30th January 1844.

  • England , Stoke Newington

    This was the first non-denominational garden cemetery in Europe. The buildings are by William Hosking. The planting, by George Loddiges, included an educational arboretum which still survives in part. The present (1990s) management as a nature reserve is in marked contrast with the highly ornamental, Gardenesque style of the mid-19th-century cemetery, where the only woodland planting was in the perimeter belts.

  • England , London

    The cemetery has a basic layout of paths, and is now hemmed in by industrial development. There is little mature planting, some lime, holly, yew, horse chestnut, Leylandia among other species mainly in the south section, with less in the north section. It is bounded by utilitarian C20th railings to Park Royal Road. A Cross of Sacrifice was erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission to honour those who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.

  • England , London

    Alderney Road Cemetery is the oldest Ashkenazi Jewish cemetery in the UK, which opened in 1697. Most tombstones are inscribed in Hebrew, some now decayed; the older section in the north has a central path beside which are many fine chest tombs of the wealthy and well-known people buried here. A granite plaque inside is inscribed with the words: 'Within this cemetery lie the mortal remains of the founders, lay readers and rabbis of the Ashkenazim community of this country'.

  • England , Liverpool

    Allerton Cemetery is a public cemetery. It was designed by the City Engineer and was opened in 1909. Thirty-four hectares falls within the zone registered by English Heritage, but the full extent of the cemetery now covers some 60 hectares. Ths site features three chapels and considerable use of evergreen planting.

  • England , London

    The churchyard was once larger, reduced when Tower Hill Terrace was created in the east and Tower Place in the south. Closed for burials in the 1850s it was being used as public open space by 1875. The remaining garden area lies at the east end of the church, with areas of grass, trees and shrubs with some tombs and gravestones. In the 1990s a restaurant adjoining the garden was built as part of improvement works.

  • England , Greater London

    The churchyard has been restored as a walled public garden and has lawn surrounded by flower beds and shrubberies. Steps lead up to a crucifix in the garden. The garden has been looked after by residents for 30 years or so, and is now supported by Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST).

  • England , London

    All Hallows Churchyard is a rectangular site with the church centrally positioned. The churchyard is enclosed by an 18th-century low brick wall and among the mature trees is a yew some 200 years old. There are many scattered tombs and gravestones, including a number of fine 18th-century monuments. A path leads to Tottenham Cemetery, which abuts the churchyard to the north.

  • England , Greater London

    Part of the medieval remains of London Wall form one boundary of the churchyard west of the church, which was once railed. It is now a small raised public garden with a few trees and shrubs, paving, benches and raised flower beds along the old City Wall.

  • England , Almondsbury

    The desk top study for a churchyard extension states that the present churchyard was laid out in the 1920s in the Arts and Crafts style.

  • England , London

    In the railed churchyard are a number of monuments including that of Sir Hans Sloane, who had purchased the Manor of Chelsea in 1710. Between the church and the Embankment is St Thomas More Gardens, an area of landscaping with a statue of Sir Thomas More, who lived in Chelsea.

  • England , London

    All Saints' Churchyard surrounds the church, and is now closed to burials. There are a number of historically significant tombs in the churchyard, which is well planted with trees, and has yews along the path to the north porch.

  • England , London

    The oldest parts of the building have some Saxon remains including a Saxon sundial in the south wall.

  • England , London

    The substantial churchyard was extended in the south in the late-19th century and again in 1915 and 1937.

  • England , London

    By the early-20th century the old church had become derelict, known as ‘The Green Church’ due to its dense ivy-cladding, and an inspiration to artists. When new housing was built in the area, the church was re-built in 1928 and once more took its old name of All Saints. It has a small churchyard.

  • England , London

    The churchyard is semi-wild with long grass in some areas and has 5 ancient pollarded horse chestnuts along the churchyard wall in the south-west corner.

  • England , London

    The churchyard has a number of interesting tombs, including a grave dated 1667 and an 18th-century memorial with a figure of 'Time'. Charles and Mary Lamb lived nearby in 1833 and were buried here in 1834 and 1847 respectively. On one side of the churchyard is a row of almshouses built in 1679, a gift of one Thomas Styles for 12 poor parishioners, now modernised.

  • England , London

    There are some good monuments including a record of a gravestone of 1656. Mature trees include yew and lime, and there is a lych-gate.

  • England , London

    The well-planted churchyard has yew, holly and laurel, and among the many tombs are those dating from the 18th century and earlier.

  • England , London

    At the entrance is a lych-gate, from where a lime avenue leads to the church. Among those buried here are Edmund Crosse and Thomas Blackwell, who built up the famous business that bears their name. To the south of Uxbridge Road All Saints' Churchyard Extension or New Cemetery was opened in 1884.