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St Margaret's Churchyard, Barking (also known as Barking Parish Church)7431

Brief Description

The churchyard has remains of ancient stone wall abutting the Abbey ruins, and its main entrance is through the 14th-century Curfew Tower. There are numerous interesting tombs, headstones and monuments as well as fine plane and lime trees.


St Margaret's Church was founded in 1215 within the precincts of Barking Abbey; it may have been a chapel prior to becoming the parish church in around 1300.

Visitor Facilities

Church open daily 8am-5pm.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Church open daily 8am-5pm.


London Overground/Rail/Tube (Hammersmith & City, District): Barking. Bus: 5, 62, 87, 169, 179, 238, 287, 366, 368, 369, 387


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust