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.
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....更多
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...更多
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.
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...更多