Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard
Welcome to Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard.
The garden is managed by the City of Westminster's Parks Service. Click here to contact the Parks Management
Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard are located adjacent to the Harrow Road and Edgware Road.
The nearest tube station is Edgware Road which is served by the Bakerloo Line
Route 18 serves Harrow Road and the site can also be accessed by the buses that serve Edgware Road.
Please visit Transport for London's journey planner for more detailed information about public transport in the area.
Ornamental lawns, bedding and shrubs.
Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard to the north of the Harrow Road. St. Mary's Churchyard which is a large graveyard was turned into a public garden in the late 19th century.
Paddington Green is a small green space, with scattered mature London plane (Platanus x hispanica) trees casting deep shade over much of the area. Located on the south side of Paddington Green, facing the Marylebone flyover is the statue Sarah Siddons, by Chevaliand, was erected in 1897, as she lived in the neighbourhood when Paddington was still rural.
St Mary's Church provides an important cultural focal point. It is surrounded by a small garden, with short mown turf and scattered trees, principally London plane and lime with occasional false-acacia.
St Mary's Churchyard which was formerly the burial ground for St Mary's Church it was converted into a public park in the late 1890's. It consists mainly of open grassland with scattered trees, including a fine weeping ash (Fraxinius excelsior var pendula). A community of mosses and ferns has colonised the west wall and the tombstones stacked against it. The gave of Sarah Siddons is located towards the northern end of the graveyard.
The southern part of the churchyard was removed when the flyover was built. A number of graves had to be exhumed and the remains were re-interred at the City Council's Mill Hill Cemetery where there is an area set aside with a plaque to mark the spot
Location map for Paddington Green / St. Mary's Churchyard
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