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Nunhead Cemetery
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2003
Declaring Authority: Borough of Southwark
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TQ 354 755
Location: Linden Grove, Nunhead. SE15 3LP
Owned by: London Borough of Southwark
Managed by: London Borough of Southwark
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Linden Grove off the main A2214 Nunhead lane.
Train: Nunhead station.
Buses: 78, 343, 484, P12 will take you to the cemetery.
Visitor facilities: Car and bike parking: Some car parking is available near the entrances.
Historical guided walks.
The Friends of Nunhead Cemetery (FONC) run tours of the cemetery, on the last Sunday of every month. Tours start at 2.15pm from the Linden Grove gates.
What to see: Victorian monuments. The site is a burial ground.
Part of the cemetery is now a nature reserve supporting a diverse range of both native and exotic plants. It's also a haven for wildlife, 16 species of butterfly have been found within the cemetery.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Nunhead Cemetery
Use the online contact forms.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Southwark Council
Parks and Gardens
Tel: 020 7525 2000
or try
General enquiries
Tel 020 7525 5000

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Nunhead Cemetery Local Nature Reserve

last updated 24/03/2015
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