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Brief description of site

Now rather isolated amid heavy traffic, Stockwell Memorial Garden is a small triangular space surrounding a fine white stone World War 1 memorial.

Brief history of site

The site was laid out c.1920 when the site at Stockwell Terrace was conveyed to Lambeth Borough Council. In 1928 it is described as having lawns and flower beds and 'very attractive'. A mural unveiled in 2001 commemorates Violette Szabó, GC, and Stockwell residents who died in World War 2.

Location information:

Address: South Lambeth Road/Clapham Road, SW9 0RX

Locality: Greater London

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Lambeth

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176/177 Grid Ref: TQ305765
Latitude: 51.4724 Longitude: -0.122447


Tube: Stockwell (Victoria). Bus: 2, 155, 88, 345

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Opening is unrestricted.

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1920

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 0.14

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