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Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemeteries Hillingdon
   
Summary: Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery opened in 1856, a notably early municipal cemetery. At the main entrance on Hillingdon Hill is the original gatehouse with its entrance arch. The cemetery has a pair of Early English style chapels, Church of England and Non-conformist, which were designed by Benjamin Ferrey. The cemetery has fine trees, including a good spread of ornamental conifers, notably Wellingtonias, cypresses, cedars and araucaria. A mature Araucaria is beyond the wall to the south, and also a fine old oak pollard from the pre-cemetery landscape.
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Site location: Hillingdon Hill/Kingston Lane, Hillingdon
Postcode: UB10 0JF > Google Map
Type of site: Cemetery
Date(s): 1856
Designer(s):
Listed structures: LBII: Gatehouse and chapels
Borough: Hillingdon
Site ownership: LB Hillingdon
Site management: Cemetery Office (Grounds Maintenance Service)
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: 9am - 4pm (November-February); - 5pm (March/October); - 6pm (April); - 7pm (September); - 8pm (May - August). Sun/Good Fri/BH/Xmas Day opens 10am
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Facilities:
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Public transport: Tube: Uxbridge (Piccadilly, Metropolitan) then bus. Bus: 207, 207A, 607, A10, 724, U4.
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2005
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.hillingdon.gov.uk

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, 'The Buildings of England London 3: North West' (Penguin, 1999 edition) p335.
Grid ref: TQ056828
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On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
No
 
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:
In Conservation Area: No
Conservation Area name:
Tree Preservation Order: Not known
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: Yes
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation:
   

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