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Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted


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About the Cemetery Project

Find out how we have transformed the historic Rectory Lane Cemetery in Berkhamsted, conserving precious heritage and protecting wildlife, with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund and generous donors.

Discover our history

Rectory Lane Cemetery is full of fascinating stories about Berkhamsted's local heritage. Discover the origins of our cemetery and the history that lies within this hidden burial ground.

Performance Area Canopy

A steel Angel of the South or Genesius Contemporalis (the god of contemporary performing arts) has been installed, with a retractable canopy on its wings, as the focus for performances in the lower cemetery

Activities for children

Rectory Lane Cemetery is a living community asset and a great space for children and young people to discover their local heritage. Find out about opportunities for schools and youth groups to explore the cemetery.

Memorial of the month:
Mrs Hewson's Grave

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