The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening tours by J.C. Loudon 1831-1842
Chapter: From London to Sheffield in the Spring of 1839

Birmingham Cemetery

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The Birmingham Cemetery is small for the size of the town, but it is fortunate in being bounded on one side by an irregular cliff of sandstone, in which are being formed galleries of catacombs, in the style of those of the cemetery at Liverpool. Only a part of the grounds are laid out and planted; but this has been done very judiciously, with a great variety of trees and shrubs, by the Messrs. Pope. A classical chapel is also completed.