[OC] New Carlton Burying Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland. The watchtower was meant to stop people from digging bodies to sell them to the local university, which needed ten times more cadavers than they could get from executed criminals in 1820. More interesting info in comments.

[OC] New Carlton Burying Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland. The watchtower was meant to stop people from digging bodies to sell them to the local university, which needed ten times more cadavers than they could get from executed criminals in 1820. More interesting info in comments.