Kensal Green Cemetery, London

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Kensal Green Cemetery was opened in 1833 and comprises 72 acres of beautiful grounds including two conservation areas and an adjoining canal. Kensal Green Cemetery is home to at least 33 species of bird and other wildlife. This distinctive cemetery has a host of different of memorials ranging from large mausoleums housing the rich and famous to many distinctive smaller graves and even includes special areas dedicated to the very young. With three chapels catering for people of all faiths and social standing, the General Cemetery Company has provided a haven in the heart London for 180 years for its inhabitants to remember their loved one in a tranquil and dignified environment.[1] It was immortalised in the lines of G. K. Chesterton’s poem The Rolling English Road from his book The Flying Inn: “For there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen; Before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green.”
Source: Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kensal_Green_Cemetery)

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