St Mary Abbots Gardens (also known as Kensington Parish Church)9060

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The former churchyard opened as a public garden in 1953, when the brick pergolas were constructed; a number of tombstones remain. The garden has roses, floral displays, grass and mature trees.

History

The public gardens are on the former churchyard of St Mary Abbots, Kensington Parish Church. There has been a church here since Norman times. St Mary's Church was rebuilt in the early C18th and its churchyard extended in 1763, but the current church dates from 1868.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open from 7.30am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from 7.30am - dusk.

Directions

Tube High Street Kensington (District, Circle)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust