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Red Cross Garden

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Alan Patient of

Red Cross Garden

Place  From 1887 

Part of Octavia Hill's pioneering social housing scheme. It consists of two rows of cottages and a community hall, designed by Elijah Hoole. It was created to provide 'An open air sitting room for the tired inhabitants of Southwark' and had an elaborate layout of curved lawns, flower beds and serpentine paths, an ornamental pond with fountain, bandstand and covered children's play area.

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Octavia Hill - SE1

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

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Red Cross Garden 1

The plaque is in a sheltered area just to the left of our main photograph. Th...

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Red Cross Garden 3

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

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