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Merton and Sutton Cemetery Merton
Summary: Merton and Sutton Joint Cemetery was opened in 1947. The entrance is through imposing gates with stone gate piers surmounted by urns, with a plain brick lodge to the left of the entrance, a smaller building to the right. From the entrance is a wide drive leading up to the brick chapel, designed by Albert Thomas. Either side of the drive are rose beds and an avenue of ornamental trees. There are trees particularly on the boundaries and some scattered evergreens and shrubs among the graves.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Lower Morden Lane/Garth Road, Morden
Postcode: SM4 4JX > Google Map
Type of site: Cemetery
Date(s): 1947
Listed structures:
Borough: Merton
Site ownership: LBs Merton & Sutton
Site management: LB Merton Cemeteries Office
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: weekdays: 9am-4pm (Nov - Feb)/ -5.30pm Mar/Oct); -7pm (Apr/Sept)/-8pm (May-Aug). Weekends: 10am - 4pm (Nov-Feb)/-5.30pm (Mar/Oct); -6pm (Apr-Sept)
Special conditions: dogs on leads
Facilities: toilets
Public transport: Tube: Morden (Northern) then bus. Bus: 413, 163 (walk)
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/07/2011
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

Bridget Cherry & Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: London 2: South (Penguin) 1999
Grid ref: TQ233668
Size in hectares: 6.07
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
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: Green Corridor

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