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West Norwood Cemetery

Norwood Road, London, England
+44 20 8670 5456
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My grandfathers resting place

I never get time to visit as many times as I should and pay my respects. This is a cemetery of... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
EAN44
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Wonder of South London

It's easy to walk past and not go in but it is a stunning walk full of history. The tour is free... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Robofreak23
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Norwood Road, London, England
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I never get time to visit as many times as I should and pay my respects. This is a cemetery of personal relevance but also holds some very famous and interesting places there are even catacombs not open to the public very often. The cemetery...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It's easy to walk past and not go in but it is a stunning walk full of history. The tour is free and worth every minute of your time. The stories of the people buried there are the stories of modern Britain. We often walk...More

1  Thank Robofreak23
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

When I lived in London in the '90s I enjoyed visiting Highgate and Brompton Cemeteries occasionally. These are two of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries, which were built in the 1830s in response to a massive influx of population to London in the early 19th century...More

1  Thank Abbotsbury92
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I went for personal reasons (my grandfather is buried here) and i was visiting from California. However, if you are in the area there are many famous people buried here and the old headstones are beautiful and full of so much history.

Thank Melanie G
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I visited West Norwood Cemetery during the week. Given London is going through a building/DIY boom, I could hear work going on in the distance so the cemetery was not a haven of peace on the day I visited, but for London the cemetery came...More

Thank Colin E
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

ok, so a cemetery isnt a place you would think to go and have a wander around, but west norwood isnt a typical cemetery, its one of the magnificient seven cemeteries that were built in the 1800;s to address the shortage of church burial yards....More

2  Thank JONMCINERN
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Came here last year as part of a small private group. Our guide gave us an excellent tour of this most interesting and well-kept space. Some of the mausolea here are monumental. I have never seen so many in such good condition. There is much...More

2  Thank WMIM
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Lovely place, very peaceful. If you are going to the crematorium, it's either a nice stroll or a drudge in the heat. Car parking is available (well, on the road) if you wish.

Thank Becca B
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Attending a family cremation sadly, but was relieved to find it was so close to West Norwood station. Fair walk to the crematorium, up a hill. Secuirty office as you enter happily gave directions when i told him the name of the family funeral.

1  Thank Dee0070
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This cemetery was founded in 1836 and is part of the "magnificent 7" in London.It totally deserves to be described as "magnificent" as it truly is a wonderful green leafy calming place.Pick a sunny day and take your time walking around....then go up the street...More

5  Thank AudreyM75
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