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Barber-Surgeons' Hall Gardens

Introduction

The present garden was begun in 1987 on what was by then a derelict bomb site. It contains the Worshipful Company of Barbers Herb Garden, a number of commemorative trees, formal and informal areas, and overlooks an area of water towards St Giles Church, whose churchyard once extended here.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: St Paul's (Central), Barbican (Hammersmith & City, Circle, Metropolitan)

Owners

City of London Corporation/Worshipful Company of Barbers

History

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Scheduled Ancient Monument

  • Reference: London Wall in Cripplegate Churchyard and west of Barber Surgeons' Hall

Plant Environment

  • Herb Garden
  • Plant Type

Style

  • Formal
  • Informal

Features

  • Herb garden
  • Description: Worshipful Company of Barbers Herb Garden
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Plant Environment

Herb Garden

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

0.35

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust