Inventory Site Record

St Mary Cray Cemetery

St Mary Cray Cemetery (Bromley)

Brief Description

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.

Practical Information
Previous / Other name:
Star Lane Cemetery
Site location:
Star Lane, St Mary Cray
Postcode:
BR5 3ND
Type of site:
Cemetery
Borough:
Bromley
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

Full Site Description

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

LB Bromley Cemeteries page on council website

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ476682 (547782,168270)
Size in hectares:
2.63
Site ownership:
LB Bromley
Site management:
Cemeteries Office (contracted to English Landscapes)
Date(s):
1881/4
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
None
On National Heritage List for England (NHLE), Parks & Gardens:

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

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