Landscapes of Remembrance

Register of Parks and Gardens Selection Guide

This is one of four complementary selection guides which briefly describe the types of designed landscape included on The Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, and set out selection criteria for designation.

This guide covers burial grounds and cemeteries of various different types.

The other three guides treat Rural, Institutional and Urban designed landscapes. The last includes a brief consideration of municipal parks associated with remembrance. The listing of buildings in designed landscapes is considered in the Garden and Park Structures listing selection guide, and the scheduling of archaeological garden remains, principally but not exclusively earthwork remains, is dealt with in the Gardens scheduling selection guide.


  • Introduction
  • Historical summary
  • Criteria for registration
  • Specific considerations
  • Select bibliography
  • Where to get advice
  • Acknowledgments

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 20
  • Product Code: HEAG091


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