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Memorial to Margaret Mcmillan at Rachel Mcmillan Nursery School

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich West, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4814 / 51°28'52"N

Longitude: -0.023 / 0°1'22"W

OS Eastings: 537382

OS Northings: 177675

OS Grid: TQ373776

Mapcode National: GBR K6.JVB

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.K176

Entry Name: Memorial to Margaret Mcmillan at Rachel Mcmillan Nursery School

Location: Greenwich, London, SE8

County: London

District: Greenwich

Locality: Greenwich West

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 13 February 1995

Last Amended: 26 June 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398946

Source ID: 1214190

Listing Text


786/26/10035 MCMILLAN STREET
13-FEB-95 (East side)
MEMORIAL TO MARGARET MCMILLAN AT RACHEL
MCMILLAN NURSERY SCHOOL

GV II

Memorial to Margaret McMillan (1860-1931), erected May-November 1932 to the designs of Herbert Baker. Sculptor unknown. Stone on brick plinth, a circular column inscribed 'IN MEMORIAM MARGARET McMILLAN, PALM SUNDAY 1931, MISERIS
SUCCURRERE DISCO' ('I learn to succour the poor', the McMillan clan motto) with a roll moulding at the top and decorated base carved with figures, animals and plants in bas relief. Iron lantern on top. McMillan was a pioneer in nursery education, whose ideas on health, fresh air and imaginative play were first embodied in a building on this site in 1914.

Sources
Minutes of the Rachel McMillan School Management Committee, 1932
Herbert Baker, Architecture and Personalities, 1944
District Surveyors Returns held at London Metropolitan Archives.


Listing NGR: TQ3738277675

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