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Entrance Archway to the Harefield Australian Military Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in South Harefield, London

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Latitude: 51.5947 / 51°35'40"N

Longitude: -0.4808 / 0°28'50"W

OS Eastings: 505329

OS Northings: 189520

OS Grid: TQ053895

Mapcode National: GBR 11.3HB

Mapcode Global: VHFSY.M55V

Plus Code: 9C3XHGV9+VM

Entry Name: Entrance Archway to the Harefield Australian Military Cemetery

Listing Date: 19 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489612

ID on this website: 101061378

Location: St Mary's Church, South Harefield, Hillingdon, London, UB9

County: London

District: Hillingdon

Electoral Ward/Division: Harefield

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: South Harefield

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Harefield

Church of England Diocese: London

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804/0/10068 HAREFIELD
19-JUL-02 Entrance Archway to the Harefield Aust
ralian Military Cemetery


Archway to Australian Cemetery, Harefield

Entrance archway. Probably c.1921 by the Imperial War Graves Commission. Portland stone. A pylon-shaped arch set into the west side of the brick churchyard wall. Single arched opening with inset moulding and imposts, flanked by sunken inscription panels, inscribed 'HAREFIELD PARISH CHURCHYARD. AUSTRALIAN MILITARY CEMETERY'. Projecting base; plain iron gates. Upper part bears a shallow sunken cross with inscription 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE'. Above is a shallow pyramidal coping above a twice inset plinth.
HISTORY: erected to mark the resting place of numerous Australian soldiers who died of wounds while patients at the nearby Harefield Place hospital during the First World War. Designed in the characteristic style of the IWGC, and showing the influence of Lutyens in its design.

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