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Yardley Cemetery

Hob Uid: 1444788
Location :
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SP1273384472
Summary : Yardley cemetery opened in 1883 and was originally of 8 acres, the site was extended in 1921 and is now of 64 acres. The cemetery originally had a two storey lodge building, which is listed grade II, and a cemetery chapel which has since been demolished. A new chapel was built in 1936, it was designed by James A Swann and was designed so that it could be adapted to a crematorium later by the addition of an extension.
More information : Yardley Cemetery was opened in 1883 to provide an alternative to Yardley Parish Churchyard. The cemetery was originally of 8 acres and is now some 64 acres, it was last extensioned in 1921. Due to rise in popularity of cremation one of the chapels was converted to a crematorium which opened in 1952. (1)

The cemetery was considered for inclusion in the Register of Parks and Gardens but was not added to the Register. (2)

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Source details : http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/GenerateContent?CONTENT_ITEM_ID=6491&CONTENT_ITEM_TYPE=0&MENU_ID=483, 25-JUL-2006
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Source details : GD 3408/A CEM
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Source details : District of Birmingham, 08-JUL-1982
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Victorian
Display Date : Opened 1883
Monument End Date : 1883
Monument Start Date : 1883
Monument Type : Cemetery, Cemetery Chapel, Cemetery Lodge
Evidence : Structure, Botanical Feature, Demolished Building, Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Extended 1921
Monument End Date : 1921
Monument Start Date : 1921
Monument Type : Cemetery
Evidence : Structure, Botanical Feature

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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 217824
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 18 SW 40
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