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Brompton Cemetery

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Brompton Cemetery is located near Earl's Court in South West London - one of London's Magnificent Seven Cemeteries

Brompton Cemetery was designed by Benjamin Baud and has at its centre a modest domed chapel (in the style of the basilica of St. Peter's in Rome) at it southern end, reached by long colonnades, and flanked by catacombs. The chapel is dated 1839. The site, previously market gardens, was bought from Lord Kensington and is 39 acres (160,000 m2) in area.


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