Opened in 1885

The entrance gates
Photo by Tony Mould
Knapped flint chapel
Photo by Tony Mould
One of the beautiful monumental statues
Photo by Tony Mould

Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990.  As a result, some of the content may not reflect recent research, changes and events.

The third cemetery in the area is the:
c) BRIGHTON AND PRESTON CEMETERY: Opened in 1885 on 27 acres of ground, this cemetery has a pinnacled archway entrance in Hartington Road and a mortuary chapel in knapped flint with an octagonal spire. The adjoining Downs Crematorium in Bear Road was established in 1941 by the cemetery company with a separate chapel. {83,123}

Any numerical cross-references in the text above refer to resources in the Sources and Bibliography section of the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder.

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  • This is a beautiful statue. I hope that when the good Lord takes me, I have one like this one.

    By Julie Annets (28/01/2007)

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