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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th September 2005 Battersea Bridge was struck by a gravel-laden barge causing significant damage and closing it for repair.

20th September 1989 Musical Miss Saigon, premieres in London

20th September 1938 Emlyn Williams' Corn is Green, premieres in London

20th September 1721 Irish actor Thomas Doggett, founder of the Doggett's Coat and Badge boat race, died in London.go to related location

Highgate Cemetery



Highgate Cemetery

The most famous cemetery in London.

Location: Highgate

Description: Highgate Cemetery is a Grade I listed North London Cemetery housing more than 170,000 permanent residents. Dating from 1839, it's divided into two parts, East and West. It was one of the Magnificent Seven London cemeteries opened as London's population outgrew it's inner graveyards.

Highgate Cemetery is notable both for some of the people buried there as well as for its obvious status as a nature reserve.

The most famous burial in the East cemetery is probably Karl Marx.

It's also where painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti did a bit of grave digging.

Check out the Circle of Lebanon set of impressive and spooky tombs.

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Highgate Cemetery

The most famous cemetery in London.


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