Memorial Garden, Stockwell, (also known as Stockwell Terrace), Greater London, England
Record Id: 9106
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
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.
Address: South Lambeth Road/Clapham Road, SW9 0RX
Locality: Greater London
Greater London; Lambeth
Historical County: Surrey
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||176/177||Grid Ref:||TQ305765|
Tube: Stockwell (Victoria). Bus: 2, 155, 88, 345
Opening contact details:
Opening is unrestricted.
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
Site Size (Hectares): 0.14