Christchurch Gardens, Battersea 8415

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The triangular garden is surrounded by hedging and has original railings; a picturesque curved brick shelter provides seating and once had a bronze plaque commemorating local civilians who died in World War 2. The garden has rose beds, lawn, and trees include horse chestnut and ornamental cherry.

History

Christchurch Gardens is the former burial ground of Christ Church and was laid out as a public garden in 1885. The original church was built in 1849 to serve Battersea's growing population, but was destroyed by bombing in 1944. Christchurch and St Stephen was rebuilt on the site in 1959.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open from 8am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open from 8am - dusk.

Directions

Rail/London Overground: Clapham Junction. Rail: Wandsworth Town. Bus: 44, 49, 319, 344, 345