Mark Street Garden (also known as St Michael's Church, Hospital of St Mary at the Cross)8814

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The small public garden is built over part of the former cloister and consists of a series of small spaces with areas of lawn, shrubberies and flower beds, a pergola and two stone monuments, one of these a memorial to Sidney Smith (d.1870).

History

Mark Street Garden was laid out alongside St Michael's Church, now closed, which was built in 1863-5, adjacent to which is the former Hospital of St Mary at the Cross. Founded in 1866, the convent moved to Edgware in 1931.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail/Tube: Old Street (Northern); Bus: 55, 76, 141, 271