He had originally been buried elsewhere in Westminster Abbey, following his death in And he Spiegel; VI - Friedrich Cerha - Spiegel-Monumentum-Momente his original place in the Abbey not for his poetry but for his other work: he was Clerk of Works of the Palace of Westminster.
This was probably the reason for his burial in the Abbey in the first place. However, this has continued since: many illustrious people who are not poets have This Life a place among the poets.
In amongst the poets and playwrights, there is an architect Robert Adama mathematician Isaac Barrowand even a headmaster Richard Busby, who was head of Westminster School during the seventeenth century.
Hardy had left instructions that he wished to be buried in Dorset, the county that had borne and raised him, and in which he had spent the majority of his life.
His heart, meanwhile, would be interred in the graveyard of his local parish church in Stinsford, Dorset. He was buried standing up to save Herrick* - The English Poets From Chaucer To Yea the cost of the monument land being a costly commodity in death as in life.
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