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Felbridge Close – a glorious, hidden view

Along a private road behind a block of flats, the land drops away to reveal South West London all the way to the Surrey Hills, spread out before you.

Navvies Island

A lost circus district

Canterbury Grove Bridge, a border between life and death

An old, narrow footbridge stars in Patrick Keiller’s film, Norwood, as a border – perhaps between the lands of the living and of the dead.

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First-Class Tickets for the Dead

Take your final trip on the London Necropolis Railway, which transported coffins and mourners from the city to Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey. Make sure to get a first-class ticket so that your body doesn’t mix with those of a lower sort.