Grove Park Cemetery

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Grove Park Cemetery
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Grove Park Cemetery
Details
Established 1935 [1]
Location Chinbrook, Grove Park, London
Country England
Owned by Lewisham Council

Grove Park Cemetery is a cemetery in Chinbrook, Grove Park in the London Borough of Lewisham, that opened in 1935.[1]

Location[edit]

It is located near Grove Park on Marvels Lane, between Chinbrook Meadows and Marvels Wood, SE12.

Special interest[edit]

Grove Park Cemetery was listed by English Heritage in November 2003 as a landscape of special historic interest (Grade II). The park has a special carefully planned lay out, specific for the 1930s. It contains 56 Commonwealth service war graves of World War II; those whose graves are not marked by headstones are listed on a Screen Wall memorial in the war graves plot in the centre of the cemetery.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Times, History of London, New Edition, edited by Hugh Clout ISBN 0-00-716653-2 p. Chapter 11 Monuments and cemeteries "Grove Park Cemetery opened 1935 with map
  2. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°25′30″N 0°02′10″E / 51.425°N 0.036°E / 51.425; 0.036