HIGHGATE CEMETERY

SIGHT - GARDENS & CASTLES

Swain's Lane, N6 Highgate, CAMDEN, United Kingdom

District level recommended in London, United Kingdom

Historic Cemetery

The cemetery in its original form opened in 1839, as part of a plan to provide seven large, modern cemeteries (known as the "Magnificent Seven") around the outside of London. The inner-city cemeteries, mostly the graveyards attached to individual churches, had long been unable to cope with the number of burials and were seen as a hazard to health and an undignified way to treat the dead.

Sight - Nr. 10 ranked on the 34 Best Sights in the district CAMDEN

HIGHGATE CEMETERY

Swain's Lane
N6 Highgate,
District: CAMDEN, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)20 8340 1834

Location

HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Swain's Lane, N6 Highgate, District: CAMDEN, United Kingdom

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