Holly Grove Shrubbery (also known as South Grove)8768

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Holly Grove Shrubbery is a Victorian shrubbery with a serpentine boundary with a footpath winding through it, of some 250 yards in length. The shrubbery adjoins the nearby listed houses in Holly Grove built between 1816 and 1822, fronted by cast iron railings.

History

The land between South Grove and the rear of houses in Elm Grove was purchased by Camberwell Borough Council in 1896 for £966, which represented paving charges from which the owners were released, and the land was laid out as a shrubbery with the pathway along its length and opened to the public in 1897. It was extended In 1902 when further land was purchased for £350.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Peckham Rye. Bus: 12, 37, 63, 78, 312, 343, P12.