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St Mary Cray Cemetery Bromley

Summary

St Mary Cray Cemetery opened in 1881(1884?) and has a chapel at the entrance amid mature trees, although the lodge at the entrance gate has since been demolished. There is a WWII War Graves Plot and WAFS of Biggin Hill are buried here. St Mary Cray Churchyard is to the west of the cemetery.

Basic Details

Previous / Other name:
Star Lane Cemetery

Site location:
Star Lane, St Mary Cray

Postcode:
BR5 3ND ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Cemetery

Date(s):
1881/4

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
None

Borough:
Bromley

Site ownership:
LB Bromley

Site management:
Cemeteries Office (contracted to English Landscapes)

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
Daily April-Sept: 10am-7pm; October-March 10am-4pm

Special conditions:

Facilities:
Toilets

Events:

Public transport:
Rail: St Mary Cray

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/12/2006
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.bromley.gov.uk

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ476682

Size in hectares:
2.63

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No

In Conservation Area:
No

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
Yes - Area of Archaeological Significance (part)

Other LA designation:
Urban Open Space

Fuller information

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

LB Bromley Cemeteries page on council website

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