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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

The Chelsea Physic Garden

 
 
The Chelsea Physic Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
1. The Chelsea Physic Garden Marker
Inscription.
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
The Chelsea
Physic Garden
Was established by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London in 1673 and is the oldest botanic garden, after Oxford, in England. A statue of Sir Hans Sloane, an early benefactor, sculpted by Michael Rysbrach stands in the centre. In 1899 responsibility for the garden passed to the trustees of the London parochial charities.
 
Location. 51° 29.117′ N, 0° 9.738′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Royal Hospital Road and Swan Walk, on the left when traveling south on Royal Hospital Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England SW3 4HP, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralph Vaughn Williams O.M. (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Boy David (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); London Peace Pagoda (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); a different marker also named London Peace Pagoda (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Thomas Carlyle (approx. half a kilometer away); Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile
The Chelsea Physic Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
2. The Chelsea Physic Garden Marker
(approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Sir Hans Sloane B.A.P. (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); George Sparkes (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
 
Also see . . .  Chelsea Physic Garden. (Submitted on August 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
The Entrance to Chelsea Physic Garden image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
3. The Entrance to Chelsea Physic Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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