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All Saints Churchyard and St Thomas More Gardens (also known as Chelsea Old Church)

Introduction

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

St Thomas More Gardens have unrestricted opening. Church garden is locked.

Directions

Tube: Sloane Square (District, Circle) then bus

Owners

Church

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Chelsea Old Church. Monument to Sir Hans Soane
  • Grade: II
Key Information

Type

Burial Ground

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Churchyard

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust