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London’s Graveyard of the Outcast Dead to Resurrect into a Memorial Garden

Long closed to the public and lost beneath a concrete lot, Cross Bones Graveyard in London may finally transform into a memorial garden, albeit a temporary one. The cemetery is best known as the believed resting place of medieval prostitutes, but it was more accurately a potter’s field, an unconsecrated place of interment for the poor, stillborn, and otherwise marginalized people until its closure in 1853.

read more London’s Graveyard of the Outcast Dead to Resurrect into a Memorial Garden | Atlas Obscura.

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This entry was posted on January 8, 2015 by in History, Places.

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