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Surbiton Cemetery Kingston
   
Summary: Surbiton Cemetery was opened in 1915, its modest brick chapel designed by John Bannen, with a gothic spire. The cemetery layout has a grid of paths, now tarmac, and a line of evergreens. Among the memorials are some good carvings.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Lower Marsh Lane
Postcode: KT1 3BN > Google Map
Type of site: Cemetery
Date(s): 1915
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
Borough: Kingston
Site ownership: RB Kingston
Site management: Cemeteries; Grounds maintenance contractor: Quadron Services Ltd
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm (Nov-Jan)/ - 5pm (Feb & Oct)/ - 6pm (Mar, Apr, Sept)/ - 7pm (May-Aug). Sat/Sun BH 10am - 4pm (Nov - Jan) - 5pm (Feb-Oct)
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport: Rail: Berrylands
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2012
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.kingston.gov.uk/browse/community_people_and_living/bereavement_services/

Fuller information:

The chapel's architect John Bannen also designed those at Streatham Park Cemetery and South London Crematorium (q.q.v.) and possibly those at Eastbrookend and Tottenham Park, Meller remarking upon the similarity of design.

Sources consulted:

Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons, 'London Cemeteries, An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer', 4th edition (The History Press, 2008), p322
Grid ref: TQ192680
Size in hectares: c.4.45
   
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: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: Yes
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation:
   

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