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Walls of Former Graveyard on Perimeter of Recreation Ground, Lambeth

Description: Walls of Former Graveyard on Perimeter of Recreation Ground

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204394

OS Grid Reference: TQ3071878798
OS Grid Coordinates: 530718, 178798
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4930, -0.1184

Location: Newport Street, Lambeth, Greater London SE1 7SR

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE1 7SR

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Listing Text

1. (east side)

Walls of former
graveyard on perimeter
of recreation ground
TQ 3078 4/745


C18 walls of reddish brick with upper part sloped up to coping of bricks on end;
Flemish bound. In north wall three stone-capped piers at intervals; also a pier
at north-east corner of western section. Eastern part of southern range is lowered
and C19 piers and railings added. Eastern wall has lost top courses; the north
end is reduced to a foundation and is not of special interest.
Plaque commemorates gift of land by Archbishop Tenison in 1709 for graveyard,
enlargement in 1814, closure in 1853 and conversion to recreation ground in 1884.

Listing NGR: TQ3071878798

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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