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Wall of Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.498 / 51°29'52"N

Longitude: -0.0824 / 0°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 533203

OS Northings: 179413

OS Grid: TQ332794

Mapcode National: GBR TK.M6

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.JM80

Plus Code: 9C3XFWX9+52

Entry Name: Wall of Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 30 September 1977

Last Amended: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471072

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Grange

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen, St Olave, St John and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/5/491 (South side)
30/09/77 Wall of Recreation Ground
(Formerly Listed as:
Wall of Recreation Ground (formerly
Quaker Burial Ground))


Perimeter wall to Quaker burial ground, now to recreation
area. 1697, with later rebuildings. Brick. Contains stone
tablet inscribed "This wall being 29 feet and 3 inches in
length is the property of and was built by John Savidge 1749
and 1750". Also granite slab recording ownership by Society of
Friends, date of purchase 1697 and date of closing 1855. On
walls are shields incised with numbers and letters. A number
of tombstones placed against walls are mostly illegible; one
is of 1791. Remnants of meeting house believed to remain at

Listing NGR: TQ3320379413

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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