Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

St Woolos Cemetery

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51°34'55"-03°00'59" show decimal

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St Woolos Cemetery
Risca Road/Bassleg Road, Newport

The St. Woolos Cemetery is the oldest public cemetery in Britain, having opened in 1850.

How to get here from Fields House:

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Walk: Head west on Fields Park Avenue, then turn right onto Fields Park Road. Continue on until you reach the end, then turn left onto Risca Road. Follow the road until you reach the cemetery on the right. Walk through the cemetery, following the main path until you reach some buildings (on the right). Turn left and follow the path to the next crossing, then turn right, and then left and walk to the grave area. (0.8 miles) +

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Road: Head west on Fields Park Avenue, then turn right onto Fields Park Road. Continue on until you reach the end, then turn left onto Risca Road. Follow the road until you reach Bassaleg Road, then turn left and continue until you reach the cemetery on the right. (1.2 miles, 4m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

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Where to walk

Enter the cemetery through the Basseleg Road entrance, then follow the path clockwise to the junction; bear left and then follow the path on the right up to the grave.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot The "grave"dot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 12th October 2010 by Dave Edwards

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Blink
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Filmed: 29 Nov 2006
Sally kneels at Kathy's grave.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 12th October 2010 by Dave Edwards

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Blink
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Filmed: 29 Nov 2006
An angel watches Sally make her way away from the grave.

 

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Photograph taken: 12th October 2010 by Dave Edwards

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Blink
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Filmed: 29 Nov 2006
An angel watches Sally at the grave.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Chapel Areadot

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 9-10 Apr 2008
Miss Hartigan approaches the funeral party.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 9-10 Apr 2008
Miss Hartigan approaches the funeral party.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 9-10 Apr 2008
The Cybermen approach the funeral party.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2009 by Scott Frankton

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 9-10 Apr 2008
The Cybermen attack the funeral party.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Fields House (Blink, The Snowmen). Road (1.2 miles, 4m) : Head east along Bassaleg Road, then turn left into Risca Road. Follow this past the other cemetery entrance, then turn right onto Fields Park Road. Follow this to Fields Park on the left, and then continue on to the house. Parking Roadside

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Melfort Road (Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.21 miles.

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Gaer Road (Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.23 miles.

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Gaer Infant and Nursery School (Children of Earth: Day One, Children of Earth: Day Two): 0.29 miles.

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Byron Road (Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.32 miles.

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Rupert Brooke Drive (Children of Earth: Day One, Children of Earth: Day Two, Children of Earth: Day Three, Children of Earth: Day Four, Children of Earth: Day Five, Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2): 0.36 miles.

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Buchan Close (Children of Earth: Day Two, Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.40 miles.

Filming Reports:

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23 Oct 2012: Album - Filming at the cemetery for Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2.

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9 Apr 2008: Scott Frankton - Filming at the cemetery for The Next Doctor.

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10 Apr 2008: Scott Frankton - Filming at the cemetery for The Next Doctor

Related Stories

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Blink [29 Nov 2006]: Sally visits Kathy's grave

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The Next Doctor [9-10 Apr 2008]: The funeral

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Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2

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