St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, and Harlington Burial Ground 7519

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The monuments in the churchyard are mainly 19th century. A fine old yew tree to the south was the subject of elaborate topiary until 1825 and there is another ancient yew to the north and a yew walk on the west axis. In 1871 an extension of the churchyard was established to the west by Harlington Burial Board.

History

Harlington is referred to in the Domesday Book in 1086 and St Peter and St Paul's Church is the old parish church. Harlington Manor had various owners including Ambrose Coppinger who entertained Queen Elizabeth I here in 1602.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Hayes & Harlington then bus. Bus: 140, 90.
History

Period

  • 12th Century
  • Medieval (1066-1540)
Contact
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust