New Calton Cemetery

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New Calton Cemetery

Also known as Calton New Cemetery

Location
Regent Road
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Memorials 466 added (85% photographed)

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This cemetery was opened in 1820 and lies to the south of Regent Road and to the east of the Canongate kirkyard. It was created in part to re-inter the remains from Old Calton Burial Ground when Waterloo Place was constructed. There are some early 18th Century monuments the old cemetery and a watch-tower to guard against body-snatching; there was at one time a lucrative market for anatomical research.

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GPS Coordinates: 55.95351, -3.17661

  • Added: 8 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2202442