Eastcote Lane Cemetery 7201

London, England, Greater London, Harrow

Brief Description

A central tarmac path runs from the entrance, crossed partway along its length by another path, the circular junction surrounded by four trees. Around the lodge a number of palm trees and conifers have been planted.

History

Eastcote Lane Cemetery was established by Roxeth Burial Board and opened in 1922.

Visitor Facilities

Nov/Dec: 9am - 4.30pm; Jan-Mar/Oct: 9am - 5.30pm; April/Sept: 9am - 7pm; May-August: 9am - 8pm.

Detailed Description

Eastcote Lane Cemetery was established by Roxeth Burial Board and opened in 1922. It later transferred to Harrow UDC when the Burial Board disbanded. Now surrounded by suburban housing, the small cemetery has modest headstones set among the grass with trees predominantly along the Eastcote Lane boundary. At the entrance are rustic wooden gates and a picturesque red brick lodge with small turret. Around the lodge a number of palm trees and conifers have been planted. A central tarmac path runs from the entrance, crossed partway along its length by another path, the circular junction surrounded by 4 trees.

Sources consulted:

Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, 'The Buildings of England London 3: North West' (Penguin, 1999 ed), p262.

For more information see http://www.londongardensonline.org.uk/gardens-online-record.asp?ID=HRW013

Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Nov/Dec: 9am - 4.30pm; Jan-Mar/Oct: 9am - 5.30pm; April/Sept: 9am - 7pm; May-August: 9am - 8pm.

Directions

Tube: South Harrow (Piccadilly). Rail: Northolt Park. Bus: 114, H10
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust