St Mary's Churchyard, West Twyford 7494

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

There is a small area to the south of the church with a memorial stone set in the grass and a couple of large tombs including a chest tomb. In front of the church is grass, a few trees, flagpole and modern gates. Beyond the churchyard,was the old burial ground of the Alexian Brothers within the lands of Twyford Abbey, a rectangular paved area with two rows of headstones and an altar with wooden cross.

History

Twyford is an ancient parish, which in the 17th and 18th centuries consisted of little more than a manor house and church. The 16th-century church was rebuilt in the 17th century and an early-19th century chapel by William Atkinson was later incorporated when the church was enlarged in 1958.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Alperton (Piccadilly) then bus. Bus: 224
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust