St Laurence Churchyard, Cowley 7421

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

St Laurence's Church in Cowley is the smallest parish church in Middlesex. The churchyard has a brick wall to Church Road and there are numerous gravestones and monuments set into the grass, including a railed chest tomb for Thomas Dagnell.

History

Cowley was a small rural parish until the 19th century and the atmosphere of a country church is retained despite its built-up surroundings. The lych-gate commemorates the 1914-18 war and was erected in 1919.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted (key for Church may be obtained from Rectory).
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted (key for Church may be obtained from Rectory).

Directions

Tube: Uxbridge (Metropolitan, Piccadilly) then bus. Bus: U3, U5
History

Period

  • 12th Century
Contact
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust