Kensal Green Cemetery

Diary , 6 December 2015

Exploring London / Kensal Green Cemetery

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When I tell people that on visiting a new city, I try to make time to see a cemetery, they usually think I’m unspeakably morbid. In some ways, they’re right – I always have had leanings towards the shadowy in life and my obsession with all things Victorian by nature must include the macabre.

But it’s not only that – it’s also that cemeteries are indescribably beautiful and often immensely peaceful. They’re places of contemplation and escapes from the frantic city. They also fuel the imagination – there’s nothing quite like a name and some dates to send you down the route of wondering just what a life was made up of. In case you’re not convinced, here are some pictures from my walk last week in Kensal Green Cemetery, the oldest of the ‘Magnificent Seven’…

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

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