St John the Baptist Churchyard, Enfield (also known as Clay Hill Parish)7401

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The churchyard is hedged from the road with a picturesque wooden lych gate, and is planted with mature trees. Outside the church is a memorial stone drinking trough.

History

St John the Baptist originated as a chapel built in 1857 on land owned by Enfield Parish Church, with funds provided by the owner of one of the substantial houses in Clay Hill. The freehold passed to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners and it was consecrated in 1865, becoming Clay Hill Parish Church in 1867.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted. Church open Monday/Wednesday/Friday 2-4pm excluding Bank Holidays and school holidays.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted. Church open Monday/Wednesday/Friday 2-4pm excluding Bank Holidays and school holidays.

Directions

Rail: Gordon Hill, Crews Hill.
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
Contact
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust