2012

TQ3178 : Playground at Newington Butts

taken 12 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, England

Playground at Newington Butts
Playground at Newington Butts
A contemporary playground (c.2009) adjacent to the leisure centre (left).

Historical note: the playground occupies the site of the former St Gabriel Mission Church, built in 1874 within St Mary's churchyard to replace the old church which was about to be demolished for road widening. St Gabriel's was itself demolished in 1937. The site was sold for 4 to Southwark Council in 1939 and turned into a park - its value today if sold for development could easily be a million times that!

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Geographical Context: Sport, Leisure Park and Public Gardens City, Town centre Place: Newington other tags: Childrens Playground Church (Site Of) Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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TQ3178, 357 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Stephen Craven   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 10 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 March, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3183 7883 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.5832N 0:6.1464W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3181 7883
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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