Opened in 1885

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