Mercers Burial Ground (also known as Stepney Meeting House Burial Ground)8821

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The garden retains some chest tombs, head stones and ledger slabs, but formerly possessed fourteen large crypts.

History

Former burial ground opened by the Non-conformist Stepney Meeting in 1779, which also built almshouses, a Meeting House and school here. The burial ground closed in 1853. The almshouses, school and Meeting House were bombed in WWII, and the small oblong burial ground was made into a public garden in 1976.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Stepney Green (District, Hammersmith & City)