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Brief description of site

St Michael's Convent has an early-19th-century villa garden, occupying about 2 hectares.

Brief history of site

The villa at Park Hill was built in 1835 by J B Papworth for William Leaf. Since 1923 Park Hill has been known at St Michael's Convent for the Congregation of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God.

Location information:

Address: St Michael's Convent, Park Hill, Streatham, SW16 3HA

Locality: Streatham Common North

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Lambeth

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ310712
Latitude: 51.4247 Longitude: -0.117212

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: religious house

Site first created: 1835

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 2

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