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Old Church Garden - site Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden

Plaque: Old Church Garden - site

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The Old Church Garden commemorates the site of the old parish Church of St Marylebone, built 1400, rebuilt 1741, demolished 1949.
The sunken portion of the garden marks the actual foundations of the church dedicated to St Mary. The River Tyburn flowed near by and thus the village took its name of St. Mary-le-bourne. This historic ground was laid out as a garden-of-rest in the Festival Year 1951.

The middle of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

Site: Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden (5 memorials)

W1, Marylebone High Street

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Old Church Garden - site

Information Subjects commemorated

50528

Church of St Marylebone

Old parish church , built 1400, rebuilt 1741, demolished 1949.

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46500

Festival of Britain

'A tonic for the Nation', The Festival was intended to cheer us all up after ...

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50535

River Tyburn

Covered over in 1750 but still running, underground from Hampstead to Westmin...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Old Church Garden - site

Information Also at this site

44752

Old Church Garden - Alfred Coucher

On the curved wall at the entrance to the garden.

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44755

Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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44753

Old Church Garden - facts

The left-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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44761

Old Church Garden - Wesley tomb

We don't normally include graves but since this has been moved it is now eff...

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