ARNO’S VALE CEMETERY, Arno’s Vale
Garden cemetery 1837, later extended to c45a; Arcadian layout with serpentine walks on steep site; mature trees.
Pair of Neo-Greek Doric lodges (LB II*) 1837-38; entrance gates and screen walls 1837; Church of England Chapel (LB II*) c1840, Dissenters’ Chapel (LB II*) c1840, all Charles Underwood; Indian Romantic style tomb of Rajah Ram Mohun Roy Bahadoor (LB II*) 1843; neo-classical tomb of James Bartlett 1851; Gothic table tomb of Thomas Lucas 1859 by Tyley; obelisk 1866 by Tyley; obelisk to Francis Barber Ogden 1857 by Tyley; Gothic pinnacle to John Tilly
mid C19 and adjacent obelisk mid C19; War Memorial c1920, (all LB II).
Land donated by Beckford’s daughter in 1847 to the rector of Walcot.
Adjoins Beckford’s tower. Beckford’s tomb relocated here from abbey Cemetery 1848.
2019 – Beckford’s Tower placed on the Heritage at Risk Register