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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Red Cross Garden 1

Erection date: 2005


The wilderness shall blossom as the rose.
A new life for Red Cross Garden 2005.

The plaque is in a sheltered area just to the left of our main photograph.
The quotation is an edited version of Isaiah 35:1, “The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose” .

Site: Red Cross Garden (4 memorials)

SE1, Redcross Way, 50

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Red Cross Garden 1

Information Subjects commemorated

Red Cross Garden

Part of Octavia Hill's pioneering social housing scheme. It consists of two r...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Red Cross Garden 1

Information Also at this site

Octavia Hill - SE1

Octavia Hill, social reformer, established this garden, hall and cottages, an...

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Red Cross Garden 2

The roundel was created by a glass-making firm, James Powell and Son, after a...

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Red Cross Garden 3

The quotation comes from Genesis 1:31. The question is an addition.

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