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Highgate Cemetery

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Highgate Cemetery is a place of burial in north London, England. There are approximately 170,000 people buried in around 53,000 graves across the West and East Cemeteries.[1] Highgate Cemetery is notable both for some of the people buried there as well as for its de facto status as a nature reserve. The Cemetery is designated Grade I on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.[2] It is one of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries in London.

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Highgate Cemetery
Highgate (East) Cemetery (c. 2010)
Established1839; 184 years ago (1839)
Swain's Lane, London, N6 6PJ
Coordinates51°34′01″N 0°08′49″W
Owned byFriends of Highgate Cemetery Trust
Size15 hectares (37 acres)
No. of graves53,000+
No. of interments170,000
Find a GraveEast, West