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Dagenham Village Churchyard
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2006
Declaring Authority: Borough of Barking & Dagenham
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 500 845
Location: Church Street, Barking. RM10 9XA
Owned by: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust and local residents
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Chursh street, Church Lane off Ballards Road off the main A1112 Rainham Road South.
Tube: Dagenham Heathway or Dagenham East.
Nearest train: Dagenham Dock.
Visitor facilities: None on site.
The Churchyard is accessible by wheelchair.
Green Flag Award 2009.
What to see: The long grass, bramble and trees provide the obvious habitats. The old walls and headstones are valuable for lichens and mosses and are not common in the borough.
For most recent years a kestrel has nested on the church tower. Woodpeckers regularly feed on the avenue of lime trees.
A family of foxes live in the churchyard and can often be seen in the early morning and late evening.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Barking and Dagenham Conservation Volunteers.
If you are interested in joining the Barking and Dagenham Conservation Volunteers, please contact Ranger Services.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Ranger Services
Phone: 020 8227 2332
Email: parksandcountryside@lbbd.gov.uk
or try
General Enquiries
Phone: 020 8215 3000
Email: 3000direct@lbbd.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.lbbd.gov.uk/LeisureArtsAndLibraries/Parksandcountryside/Pages/StPeterandStPauls.aspx
alternatively try
www.lbbd.gov.uk and search for Dagenham Village Churchyard Local Nature Reserve






Last updated 04/03/13
 
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