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© Mr David March

IoE Number: 470669
Location: WALL FORMING NORTH BOUNDARY OF PUBLIC GARDENS, FORMERLY ST GEORGES CHURCHYARD, BOROUGH HIGH STREET (east side)
  BERMONDSEY, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr David March
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 30 September 1977
Date of last amendment: 17 September 1998
Grade II

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SOUTHWARK TQ3279 BOROUGH HIGH STREET 636-1/5/104 (East side) 30/09/77 Wall forming north boundary of public gardens, formerly St George's Churchyard (Formerly Listed as: BOROUGH HIGH STREET (East side) Wall to north of Public Gardens formerly St George's Churchyard) II Churchyard wall, now boundary wall to public gardens. C18 with early C19 and later alterations. Dull red brick, the top 9 courses in London Stocks, with flat stone coping, part missing. Brick buttresses to north. Runs east-west, forming northern boundary to public gardens, formerly churchyard. Approx 4m high. Curved rebate about half way along. To east of this a pair of later segment-headed openings contain C20 wrought-iron gates. Some small openings, blocked; much patching and reinforcing with tie rods. Enamel plaque over entrances inscribed: "This site was originally the MARSHALSEA PRISON made famous by the late Charles Dickens in his work Little Dorrit". The wall formed the southern boundary of the Marshalsea Prison, where Dickens's father was imprisoned.

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