Bunhill Fields

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cemetery, Burial Ground. and Park

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English Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields is a former burial ground in central London, in the London Borough of Islington, just north of the City of London boundary. The site is managed as a public garden by the City of London Corporation. It is about 1.6 hectares (4.0 acres) in extent, although historically it was much larger.

It was in use as a burial ground from 1665 until 1854, by which date approximately 123,000 interments were estimated to have taken place. Over 2,000 monuments remain. It was nondenominational, and in practice was particularly favoured by nonconformists. It contains the graves of many notable people, including John Bunyan (died 1688), author of The Pilgrim's Progress; Daniel Defoe (died 1731), author of Robinson Crusoe; William Blake (died 1827), artist, poet, and mystic; Susanna Wesley (died 1742), known as the "Mother of Methodism" through her education of sons John and Charles; Thomas Bayes (died 1761), statistician and philosopher; and Isaac Watts (died 1748), the "Father of English Hymnody".

Bunhill Fields is listed Grade I on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.On the far side of Bunhill Row, behind the residential tower Braithwaite House, is a Quaker burial ground, which was historically sometimes also known by the name Bunhill Fields and was in use from 1661 to 1855. George Fox (died 1691), one of the founders of the Quaker movement, was among those buried here. Its remains are a public garden, Quaker Gardens, managed by the London Borough of Islington.

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German Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields (von englisch Bone Hill für „Knochenhügel“) im Londoner Stadtteil Finsbury diente vom späten 17. Jahrhundert bis zu seiner Schließung 1855 den Londoner Nonkonformisten oder Dissenters als Friedhof. Seit 1867 wird das Gelände von der Stadt London verwaltet und als Grünfläche genutzt. Während der Bombardierung Londons durch die deutsche Luftwaffe 1942 wurde Bunhill Fields schwer beschädigt, 1960 wurden daher Restaurierungsarbeiten vorgenommen.

Zu den bekanntesten dort Begrabenen zählen der Theologe und Schriftsteller John Bunyan (Verfasser der Pilgerreise), der Schriftsteller Daniel Defoe (Verfasser des Robinson Crusoe), der Dichter William Blake (Verfasser von Jerusalem), George Fox (Mitbegründer der Quäker), der Theologe John Owen (einer der einflussreichsten Puritaner, Mitverfasser der Savoy Declaration), der Theologe Theophilus Lindsey (Begründer des englischen Unitarismus), der Komponist Isaac Watts und der Mathematiker Thomas Bayes.

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French Cimetière de Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields est un cimetière situé au Royaume-Uni, dans l'arrondissement de Islington au nord de la ville de Londres et dirigé par la municipalité de Londres.

Du XVIIe siècle jusqu'au milieu du XIXe siècle, ce site a été utilisé pour les enterrements de personnes non-conformistes ; il abrite aujourd'hui les tombes de nombreuses personnalités.

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Italian Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields (la dizione corretta è "Bunhill Fields Burial Ground") è una tranquilla oasi situata nel London Borough of Islington, frequentata da residenti, turisti e lavoratori in cerca di un attimo di tranquillità e per consumare il pasto nella pausa di mezzogiorno.

È anche un luogo di grande interesse storico e religioso: Bunhill Fields è, infatti, terreno non consacrato che venne usato quale luogo di sepoltura per i non conformisti, i dissenzienti e, in genere, per i non appartenenti alla Chiesa d’Inghilterra, quindi Battisti, Quaccheri, Metodisti e Presbiteriani.

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Polish Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields – angielski cmentarz położony w dzielnicy londyńskiej – Islington, o powierzchni około 4 hektarów. Od drugiej połowy XVII wieku do połowy wieku XIX był miejscem pochówku nonkonformistów angielskich, w tym wielu ważnych osobistości.

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English Bunhill Fields Burial Ground

First used to bury bones to make space at St Paul's, it was designated as a burial ground during the Great Plague of 1665. Notable interments include Daniel Dafoe, John Bunyan and William Blake. This small graveyard is a rarity in central London, and seems oddly tranquil in comparison to the nearby bustling streets of the City. Some 120,000 bodies are believed to be buried here: as the inscription reads, it is a burial ground for 'nonconformists'. Notably, Bunhill Fields contains the graves of William Blake, Daniel Defoe and John Bunyan. The watchful eye will notice that the paved way across the field is actually made up of tombstones.

Address 38 City Road, EC1Y 1AU
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Italian Cimitero di Bunhill Fields (Bunhill Fields Burial Ground)

Aperto per creare spazio dentro St' Paul seppellendo qui le ossa, divenne un cimitero ufficiale durante la Grande Piaga del 1665. Nomi degni di nota sono Daniel Dafoe, John Bunyan e William Blake.

Address 38 City Road, EC1Y 2BG
Directions linee metro: Old Street (Uscita 3) o Moorgate. Gli ingressi sono su Bunhill Row e City Road

Italian Bunhill Fields

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