King George's Field, Greenwich (also known as Little Eltham Common)9378

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The site comprises an area of open grass with a number of mature oak trees in the centre. At the south east corner is a brick structure with seating niche, either side of which are brick piers with the plaques recording the support of King George's Fields Foundation.

History

The land was formerly common land, which was acquired from the War Department in 1952 and provided as public open space with funding from King George's Fields Foundation, which had been set up in 1936 as a living memorial to the late King.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Eltham then bus. Bus: 161, 122.
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust