The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Cemeteries in Portugal

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523. The English Cemetery at Lisbon is very picturesque. It contains a handsome chapel, and is of considerable extent. It is planted with pine trees, which give a some what melancholy shade: verdant shrubs adorn the avenues, and flowers are planted on the graves. Fielding is buried in this cemetery; but there is no tombstone over his remains. The Dutch have a share in the enclosure, as have the Germans, who have a separate chapel.